“An important and moving memoir . . . Every reader will be inspired.”—Bill Clinton
“Powerful . . . a tour de force.”—Washington Examiner
“Enlightening and inspiring . . . Ashley Judd has composed a memoir that teaches while it entrances, and finds hope and faith in the most unlikely places. The book is full of real-life stories that reflect both the compassion of its author and the need for healing in the world.”—Madeleine K. Albright
“Frank and heartfelt . . . [Ashley] Judd’s resolve and dedication to her work is humbling and inspiring, and her memoir is fantastic.”—Publisher’s Weekly (starred review)
“A fascinating story.”—The Washington Post
“[An] absorbing memoir of challenge, courage, and renewal.”—Library Journal
Ashley Judd received her masters degree in public administration at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. At Harvard Law, she was awarded the Dean’s Scholar Award for her paper on gender violence. She continues to combine her acting career with human rights and public health work around the world, serving on various boards of directors and leadership advisory councils. She and her husband, race-car driver Dario Franchitti, live in Tennessee and Scotland with their many beloved animals.
Maryanne Vollers is the author of Ghosts of Mississippi, a finalist for the National Book Award. She has also collaborated on two memoirs: Living History, with Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Ice Bound, with Jerri Nielsen, both #1 New York Times bestsellers.
From the Hardcover edition.
I certainly have the utmost respect for the cause that she serves. God bless her and those on the frontlines.Published 1 month ago by Vera Jo Bell
Love this book! Love Ashley Judd! Candidly written. Feels like your sitting down with Ashley and listening to her tell her stories one on one.Published 2 months ago by B. Lucas
Ashley Judd for President. Actually, that would be a waste. The world's poverty-stricken need her more. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jo
I read this book on the recommendation of a friend. I enjoyed the beginning but as the book progressed I became less and less impressed. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Leslie Damiano
My favorite Judd, who finally came into her own. Liked most of the book, when not extolling her good deeds at the end.Published 3 months ago by Lulu
I picked this book up at the library. I am drawn to true stories about people overcoming adversity. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Liz Malody