Dancing at the Shame Prom

Sharing the Stories That Kept Us Small
Product Number: EB00655840
Released: Mar 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781580054669
Publisher: Seal Press
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Shame is a powerful thing. It can weigh on your heart and mind, diminish your sense of self-worth, and impact the way you live in the world. But what happens when you share that secret burden? Amy Ferris, Hollye Dexter, and the writers they brought together are all ready to let go of shame. In Dancing at the Shame Prom, twenty-six extraordinary women-Lyena Strelkoff, Teresa Stack, Monica Holloway, Nina Burleigh, Amy Friedman, Meredith Resnick, Victoria Zackheim, and more-take the plunge and say "yes" to sharing their stories. These brave writers, journalists, musicians, artists, directors, and activists have offered up their most funny, sad, poignant, miraculous, life-changing, and jaw-dropping secrets for you to gawk at, empathize with, and learn from-in the hopes that they will inspire others to do the same. Letting go feels good! Freeing, provocative, and audacious, Dancing at the Shame Prom is about flaunting the secrets that have made you feel small so that you can stand up straight, let the shame go, and finally-decisively-move on with your life.

Original Publish Date: Oct 02, 2012

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