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Unmasked: Turia Pitt and Bryce Corbett.

Unmasked: Turia Pitt and Bryce Corbett.
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301833422 796.424/PIT
ADULT NON-FICTION   DENMAN . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780857988607
Call Number 796.424/PIT
Author Pitt, Turia,
Title: Unmasked Turia Pitt and Bryce Corbett. [paperback]
Publication details: North Sydney, A Random House Australia 2017.
Description: colour illustrations, colour portraits ; 24 cm.
xv, 336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :
General Notes: It's been five years since Turia Pitt made headlines for having barely survived her ordeal in the desert. And in that time, she has become one of the most inspirational women in Australia.
Whether via the numerous media reports, 60 Minutes specials, Women's Weekly cover stories or her first book, Everything To Live For, we know about the why, how and what of that fateful day in September 2011. We know how she died four times on the operating table and her tortuous road to recovery. We've had a glimpse of the love of her boyfriend, Michael, that sustained her, and seen hints of the inner-strength that has made her one of the most admired women in the country. But until now, the true essence of this most remarkable Australian, plus the toll her accident has all taken on her and those around her, have remained a mystery. How and why does she push herself to ever greater physical and mental limits? What does she see when she looks in the mirror? How does her sudden celebrity (for the most unorthodox of reasons) sit with her? What lessons has she learned in the past five years? And, crucially, how can each and every one of us take those lessons and apply them to our own lives? More than a simple chronology of events - and against the backdrop of a never-ending series of impressive physical feats, including climbing the Great Wall of China, walking the Kokoda Track and competing in not one but two Ironman competitions.
Target Audience: General.
Personal Name: Pitt, Turia
Subject: Endurance sports Biography.
Life change events -- Psychological aspects
Success Biography.
Women Biography.
Courage Biography.
Women -- Conduct of life
Autobiographies
Additional author Corbett, Bryce
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