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A Quiet Courage: Inspiring Stories from All of Us
     

A Quiet Courage: Inspiring Stories from All of Us

by Paula Todd
 

Based on Paula Todd's widely viewed television program Person to Person, an intimate biography show about human behaviour, A Quiet Courage shows us that it is often ordinary people who have something extraordinary to teach us. Todd explores the unique ways twelve fascinating men and women from around the world not only survive the unimaginable, but manage to thrive

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Based on Paula Todd's widely viewed television program Person to Person, an intimate biography show about human behaviour, A Quiet Courage shows us that it is often ordinary people who have something extraordinary to teach us. Todd explores the unique ways twelve fascinating men and women from around the world not only survive the unimaginable, but manage to thrive afterwards, including: an artist whose family is murdered; a sales clerk diagnosed with colon cancer who is given six months to live; an award-winning chef who is paralyzed in a car accident and is told he will never be able to cook again; a paramedic who suffers from critical incident stress disorder after discovering a murdered rape victim who closely resembles his fiancee; and a senior police officer who suffers clinical depression after investigating some of Canada's most notorious murderers, including Paul Bernardo. A Quiet Courage is an inspirational book about overcoming the worst life has to offer, deriving st

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887621550
Publisher:
Thomas Allen Publishers
Publication date:
09/07/2004
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Paula Todd is co-host of Studio 2, TVOntario's highly acclaimed current affairs program and Gemini Award winner for Best Talk Show in Canada. She also hosts and co-produces Person 2 Person with Paula Todd, winner of the Tems Conter Memorial Trust Media Award for public education. She has written for publications as diverse as The Law Times, Elm Street, Homemakers, and Canadian Living. As a broadcaster, Todd guest-hosted Newsworld's Face Off and provided political analysis for CBC and Global Television and CBC Radio in Ottawa. Todd, who is also a lawyer, is a former reporter, editorial writer, and Queen's Park correspondent for the Toronto Star.

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