Find a Way: The Inspiring Story of One Woman's Pursuit of a Lifelong Dream
By Diana Nyad
Hillary Clinton said that Find a Way would stay with her through the general election: "When you're facing big challenges in your life, you can think about Diana Nyad getting attacked by the lethal sting of box jellyfishes. And nearly anything else seems doable in comparison."When Diana Nyad arrived on the shore of Key West after fifty-three hours of grueling swimming across an epic ocean, she not only set a world record--becoming the first person to swim the shark-infested waters between Cuba and Florida with no cage for protection--she also succeeded in fulfilling a dream she first chased at age twenty-eight and at long last achieved when she was sixty-four. Now, in a riveting memoir, Diana shares a spirited account of what it takes to face one's fears, engage one's passions, and never ever give up. For no matter what life may throw at you, or how many times you may have experienced defeat, it is always possible--as long as you commit to living life to the nth degree, no regrets--to "find a way."
This book is an inspiration "The Wall Street Journal" It reads like a gripping thriller. Nyad is living proof that, as she says, you can live out your dreams if you refuse to ever, ever give up. "People Magazine," Book of the week Inspiring Good Morning America Astonishing "Houston Chronicle" Outstanding A masterful memoir A powerful demonstration of what s possible when you don t give up your dreams. "Christian Science Monitor" Exciting A life affirming story. "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel" Nyad is intelligently persuasive The lady shall prevail. "Publishers Weekly" Inspiring reading for anyone who has ever dared to dream the impossible. "Kirkus Reviews" In this comprehensive autobiography, Nyad offers a fascinating glimpse into her life as a talented and fiercely determined athlete This inspiring tale of overcoming seemingly impossible obstacles to achieve a lifelong dream provides a gripping example of the strength of the human spirit regardless of age. "Library Journal""
Life-affirming. . . . A story about refusing to accept, or be defined by, defeat.
-The New York Times Book Review
-The Wall Street Journal
Reads like a gripping thriller.
Outstanding. . . . A masterful memoir and powerful demonstration of what’s possible when you don’t give up your dream.
-The Christian Science Monitor
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