The Resource Untamed, Glennon Doyle

Untamed, Glennon Doyle

Label
Untamed
Title
Untamed
Statement of responsibility
Glennon Doyle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it leaves us feeling weary, stuck, overwhelmed, and underwhelmed. We look at our lives, relationships, and world, and wonder: Wasn't it all supposed to be more beautiful than this? We quickly silence that question, telling ourselves to be grateful. We hide our simmering discontent--even from ourselves. Until we reach our boiling point. Four years ago, Glennon Doyle--bestselling Oprah-endorsed author, renowned activist and humanitarian, wife and mother of three--was speaking at a conference when a woman entered the room. Glennon looked at her and fell instantly in love. Three words flooded her mind: There She Is. At first, Glennon assumed these words came to her from on high. Soon she realized that they came to her from within. Glennon was finally hearing her own voice--the voice that had been silenced by decades of cultural conditioning, numbing addictions, and institutional allegiances. This was the voice of the girl Glennon had been before the world told her who to be. She vowed to never again abandon herself. She decided to build a life of her own--one based on her individual desire, intuition, and imagination. She would reclaim her true, untamed self. Soulful and uproarious, forceful and tender, Untamed is both a memoir and a galvanizing wake-up call. It offers a piercing, electrifying examination of the restrictive expectations women are issued from birth; shows how hustling to meet those expectations leaves women feeling dissatisfied and lost; and reveals that when we quit abandoning ourselves and instead abandon the world's expectations of us, we become women who can finally look at our lives and recognize: There She Is. Untamed shows us how to be brave. As Glennon insists: The braver we are, the luckier we get."--Provided by publisher.
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10873000
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
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Doyle, Glennon
Dewey number
  • 306.89/3
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Wambach, Abby
  • Doyle, Glennon
  • Married women
  • Lesbians
Label
Untamed, Glennon Doyle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 333 pages
Isbn
9781984801258
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2019047945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Untamed, Glennon Doyle
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 333 pages
Isbn
9781984801258
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2019047945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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