Everyone loves a good fairy tale. In Island Girl: A Triumph of the Spirit, author Norma Joyce Dougherty shares how in 1970, God led a poor, young farm girl from Prince Edward Island, Canada to live out a real-life fairy tale on the world stage. ?I became a world traveler and overnight success as Miss Dominion of Canada and contestant in the Miss World, Miss Universe, Queen of the Pacific, and semi-finalist in Miss International. I found fame and fortune,? she explains, ?but I lost my home, my self, and a sense of belonging. It took many years to find ?me? again.? Women of every age, every stage, and every face will relate with her ?identity crisis??a crisis that is all too common in this post-modern era as women search for authentic validation. Teen girls will be particularly inspired by her struggle to live by the motto: ?Beauty is as bea
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|Size: ||2.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Tate Publishing|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781682072721 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|