Island Girl: A Triumph of the Spirit by Norma Joyce DoughertyIsland Girl: A Triumph of the Spirit by Norma Joyce Dougherty

Island Girl: A Triumph of the Spirit

byNorma Joyce Dougherty

Paperback | August 11, 2015

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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 beauty does."
Title:Island Girl: A Triumph of the SpiritFormat:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.45 inPublished:August 11, 2015Publisher:Tate Publishing & EnterprisesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1680283014

ISBN - 13:9781680283013

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved it! What an inspiring story! Anyone woman can relate to the author's story - about finding yourself and your place in this world. It's an easy read - so grab a cup of tea and get comfy!
Date published: 2015-11-06