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Defiant : A Broken Body Is Not a Broken Person (Hardcover) (Janine Shepherd)

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Defiant chronicles the remarkable life of Janine Shepherd, an Australian elite ski racer who was the victim of a tragic accident just before competing in the Winter Olympics. Her story begins with her “death experience” and subsequent paraplegia. Leaving her wheelchair at the hospital, she not only learned to walk again—she became a pilot, later marrying and raising three children. In the face of a painful divorce, losing her home, and financial ruin, she persevered to succeed not only as a single mom but also as an author and internationally sought-after speaker. Defiant brings readers everywhere Janine Shepherd’s captivating memoir on the dance of resilience and acceptance faced by anyone navigating life’s trials. Infused with her signature humor, humility, and compassion,Defiant offers a collection of life lessons for those facing the physical, emotional, and spiritual hurdles associated with recovery from traumatic injury or illness. • The captivating true story of unstoppable perseverance and the power of acceptance in the face of overwhelming odds • Janine Shepherd’s TED Talk, “A Broken Body Isn’t a Broken Person,” has received more than a million views • Internationally renowned speaker endorsed by corporate, nonprofit, and personal development organizations
Number of Pages: 207.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Self Improvement
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sounds True
Author: Janine Shepherd
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 51693527
UPC: 9781622037100
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-7579

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