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If you could send a letter back through time to your younger self, what would the letter say?< br> < br> In this moving collection, < b> < /b> forty-one famous women write letters to the women they once were, filled with advice and insights they wish they had had when they were younger. < br> < br> < i> Today< /i> show correspondent Ann Curry writes to herself as a rookie reporter in her first job, telling herself not to change so much to fit in, urging her young self, & #8220; It is time to be bold about who you really are.& #8221; Country music superstar Lee Ann Womack reflects on the stressed-out year spent recording her first album and encourages her younger self to enjoy the moment, not just the end result. & #8220; Your hair matters far, far less than you think, & #8221; is the wry advice that begins the letter bestselling mystery writer Lisa Scottoline pens to her twenty-year old self. And Maya Angelou, leaving home at seventeen with a newborn baby in her arms, assures herself she< i> will< /i> succeed on her own, even if she does return home every now and then.< br> < br> These remarkable women are joined by Madeleine Albright, Queen Noor of Jordan, Cokie Roberts, Naomi Wolf, Eileen Fisher, Jane Kaczmarek, Olympia Dukakis, Macy Gray, and many others. Their letters contain rare glimpses into the personal lives of extraordinary women and powerful wisdom that readers will treasure.< br> < br> Wisdom from < i> What I Know Now< /i> < br> < br> & #8220; Don& #8217; t let anybody raise you. You& #8217; ve been raised.& #8221; & #8211; Maya Angelou< br> < br> & #8220; Try morethings. Cross more lines.& #8221; & #8211; Breena Clarke< br> < br> & #8220; Learn how to celebrate.& #8221; & #8211; Olympia Dukakis< br> < br> & #8220; You don& #8217; t have to be afraid of living alone.& #8221; & #8211; Eileen Fisher< br> < br> & #8220; Please yourself first& #8230; everything else follows.& #8221; & #8211; Macy Gray< br> < br> & #8220; Don& #8217; t be so quick to dismiss another human being.& #8221; & #8211; Barbara Boxer< br> < br> & #8220; Work should not be work.& #8221; & #8211; Mary Matalin< br> < br> & #8220; You can leave the work world& #8212; and come back on your own terms.& #8221; & #8211; Cokie Roberts< br> < br> & #8220; Laundry will wait very patiently.& #8221; & #8211; Nora Roberts< br> < br> & #8220; Your hair matters far, far less than you think& #8221; & #8211; Lisa Scottoline< br> < br> & #8220; Speak the truth but ride a fast horse.& #8221; & #8211; Kitty Kelley

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In this moving collection, forty-one famous women write letters to the women they once were, filled with advice and insights they wish they had had when they were younger. Their letters contain rare glimpses into the personal lives of extraordinary women and powerful wisdom that readers will treasure.

About the Author

ELLYN SPRAGINS is an editor at large for Fortune Small Business. She wrote the “Love and Money” column in the New York Times business section for three years. She first edited five of these letters for an issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. She lives in Pennington, New Jersey, with her family.

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ISBN:
9780767917896
Author:
Spragins, Ellyn
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Author:
Edited by Ellyn Spragins
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Celebrities
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
Women -- Psychology.
Subject:
Success
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
26 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.78x5.36x.79 in. .61 lbs.

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