Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up

By Elizabeth A Smart

Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, My Story--about being held in captivity as a teenager, and how she managed to survive--with a powerful and inspiring book about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one's life.

Author. Activist. Victim--no more.

In her fearless memoir, My Story--the basis of the Lifetime Original movie I Am Elizabeth Smart--Elizabeth detailed, for the first time, the horror behind the headlines of her abduction by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. Since then, she's married, become a mother, and travelled the world as the president of the Elizabeth Smart Foundation, sharing her story with the intent of helping others along the way.

Over and over, Elizabeth is asked the same question: How do you find the hope to go on? In this book, Elizabeth returns to the horrific experiences she endured, and the hard-won lessons she learned, to provide answers. She also calls upon others who have dealt with adversity--victims of violence, disease, war, and loss--to explore the pathways toward hope. Through conversations with such well-known voices as Anne Romney, Diane Von Furstenburg, and Mandy Patinkin to spiritual leaders Archbishop John C. Wester and Elder Richard Hinckley to her own parents, Elizabeth uncovers an even greater sense of solace and understanding. Where There's Hope is the result of Elizabeth's mission: It is both an up-close-and-personal glimpse into her healing process and a heartfelt how-to guide for readers to make peace with the past and embrace the future.

From the book:
"I was not willing to accept that my fate was to live unhappily ever after. Everything--my family, my home, my chance to go to school--had been given back to me, and I didn't want to miss a second chance of living my own life." --Elizabeth Smart

"There are two types of survivors: the ones who did not die, and the ones who live. There will be those who will always remember and be the victim, and ones who just won't. You have to go on, you have to learn, and you have to heal." --Diane von Furstenberg



    REVIEW QUOTES
"Elizabeth's message really shines through . . . Her voice and the stories throughout this book remind us that hope comes in many forms and packages and inspires us to dream of a future filled with what we define for ourselves." --Jaycee Dugard, New York Times bestselling author of A Stolen Life and Freedom: My Book of Firsts



    SHARE THIS
Embedicon
 
9781250115522
eBook

  Choose a format

Price: $21.59/ea
LIST PRICE: $26.99

Bulk Hardcover Non-returnable Discounts
Quantity Price Discount
1 - 24 $21.59 20%
25 - 99 $18.89 30%
100 - 499 $17.54 35%
500 - 999 $17.00 37%
ISBN: 9781250115522

About the Hardcover

Publisher St. Martin's Press
Publish date 03/27/2018
Pages 288
ISBN-13 9781250115522
ISBN-10 1250115523
Language English

Need 1000 or more?

Additional discounts may be available for print books. We also offer pricing for RETURNABLE orders. Please call 1-800-236-7323 or email us to request a quote.