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    • ISBN:9781780874784
    • Publication date:24 May 2012

Things Get Better

By Katie Piper

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Britain's most inspiring young woman helps give others the courage to cope with life's challenges, through personal anecdotes and expert advice.

Britain's most inspiring young woman helps give others the courage to cope with life's challenges, through personal anecdotes and expert advice.

To look and listen to the extraordinary Katie Piper, it is difficult to comprehend the severe trauma she suffered from a brutal rape and acid attack which left her with deep physical and emotional scars. These terrible events would have crushed most people, but through her positive outlook and sheer determination, Katie has become inspirational to millions and living proof that no matter what life throws at you, if you work hard and believe - things will get better.

Katie now begins to answer the question that everyone wants to know - 'Where did you find the courage?' She shares the key steps and support that led to her emotional recovery and acknowledges the pain we have all felt at times, whether suffering a breakup, life change or more serious trauma. Drawing on her own experiences and letters from other survivors, Katie shows with spectacular compassion that we can all find the strength within to carry on.

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  • ISBN: 9781780874791
  • Publication date: 03 Jan 2013
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Quercus
'A touching and truly inspirational book' Closer magazine. — Closer magazine
'Inspiring, honest and incredibly helpful' Mumsnet. — Mumsnet
'A sweet and simple guide to how we can all make our lives better' Star magazine. — Star magazine
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