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Hardcover NonFiction

The Beauty of Living Twice - by Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone, one of the most renowned actresses in the world, suffered a massive stroke that cost her not only her health, but her career, family, fortune, and global fame. In†The Beauty of Living Twice,†Stone chronicles her efforts to rebuild her life and writes about her slow road back to wholeness and health. In a business that doesnít accept failure, in a world where too many voices are silenced, Stone found the power to return, the courage to speak up, and the will to make a difference in the lives of men, women, and children around the globe.

Over the course of these intimate pages, as candid as a personal conversation, Stone talks about her pivotal roles, her life-changing friendships, her worst disappointments, and her greatest accomplishments. She reveals how she went from a childhood of trauma and violence to a career in an industry that in many ways echoed those same assaults, under cover of money and glamour. She describes the strength and meaning she found in her children, and in her humanitarian efforts. And ultimately, she shares how she fought her way back to find not only her truth, but her familyís reconciliation and love.

Stone made headlines not just for her beauty and her talent, but for her candor and her refusal to ďplay nice,Ē and itís those same qualities that make this memoir so powerful.†The Beauty of Living Twice†is a book for the wounded and a book for the survivors; itís a celebration of womenís strength and resilience, a reckoning, and a call to activism. It is proof that itís never too late to raise your voice and speak out.