Adam grant, wharton professor and new York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and TakeAbby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. At age thirty-five she would become the highest goal scorer—male or female—in the history of soccer, capturing the nation’s heart with her team’s 2015 World Cup Championship.
Forward: A Memoir #ad - As she reveals in this searching memoir, daughter, leader, Abby’s professional success often masked her inner struggle to reconcile the various parts of herself: ferocious competitor, wife. With stunning candor, new york, Abby shares her inspiring and often brutal journey from girl in Rochester, to world-class athlete.
Far more than a sports memoir, above all, Forward is gripping tale of resilience and redemption—and a reminder that heroism is, about embracing life’s challenges with fearlessness and heart. At age seven she was put on the boys’ soccer team. Called an inspiration and “badass” by president Obama, Abby has become a fierce advocate for women’s rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world.
WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the GameCeladon Books #ad - She’s created a new set of wolfpack rules to help women unleash their individual power, unite with their Wolfpack, and change the landscape of their lives and world: from the family room to the board room to the White House. Demand the effing ball: Don’t ask permission: take what you’ve earned. In abby’s vision, we are not Little Red Riding Hoods, staying on the path because we’re told to.
Make failure your fuel: Transform failure to wisdom and power. We are the wolves, fighting for a better tomorrow for ourselves, our pack, and all the future wolves who will come after us. Based on her inspiring, new york times bestselling author, unite with their pack, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their individual power, viral 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College’s graduates in New York City, and emerge victorious together.
WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game #ad - Abby wambach became a champion because of her incredible talent as a soccer player. As the co-captain of the 2015 women’s world Cup Champion Team, resilience, she created a culture not just of excellence, commitment, but of honor, and sisterhood. In her retirement, abby’s ready to do the same for her new team: All Women Everywhere.
She helped transform a group of individual women into one of the most successful, powerful and united Wolfpacks of all time. We are the Wolves.
When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer WorldMariner Books #ad - Then she found a trusted trainer, skill, who saw in Carli a player with raw talent, James Galanis, and a great dedication to the game. Together they set to work, training day and night, fighting, grinding it out. Inspiring and uplifting. It featured a gutsy, brilliant performance by team captain and midfielder Carli Lloyd, who made history that day, scoring a hat trick during the first sixteen minutes.
But there was a time when Carli almost quit the sport. A new york times bestseller “if you are a real soccer player—then this is the book for you to read. Goalnation in 2015, the U. S. Women’s national soccer team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified soccer fans around the world.
When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World #ad - In 2003 she was struggling, her soccer career at a crossroads. Despite all the naysayers, the times she was benched, the moments when her self-confidence took a nosedive, she succeeded in becoming one of the best players in the world. .
Solo: A Memoir of HopeHarper #ad - We do sad endings or frustrating endings or no endings at all. For the first time, she tells her version of that controversial episode, and offers with it a full understanding of her hard-scrabble life. Moving, sometimes shocking, Solo is a portrait of an athlete finding redemption. My family doesn't do happy endings.
Women's soccer team. We are hardwired to expect the next interruption or disappearance or broken promise. Hope solo is the face of the modern female athlete. This is the Hope Solo whom few have ever glimpsed. Signed poster inside. National team. She is fearless, outspoken, and the best in the world at what she does: protecting the goal of the U.
Solo: A Memoir of Hope #ad - S. By the time they reunited, in the parking lot of a grocery store, years later, she was an All-American goalkeeper at the University of Washington and already a budding prospect for the U. S. Her father, a philanderer and con man, was convicted of embezzlement when Solo was an infant. She lost touch with him as he drifted out of prison and into homelessness.
Her outsized talent has led her to the pinnacle of her sport—the olympics and the World Cup—and made her into an international celebrity who is just as likely to appear on ABC's Dancing with the Stars as she is on the covers of Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, and Vogue.
Love Warrior: A MemoirFlatiron Books #ad - The newest oprah book club 2016 selectionthe highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage. Just when glennon doyle melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out―three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of the New York Times bestseller list―her husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed.
In the midst of crisis, she knew to hold on to what she discovered in recovery: that her deepest pain has always held within it an invitation to a richer life. Love warrior is the story of one marriage, but it is also the story of the healing that is possible for any of us when we refuse to settle for good enough and begin to face pain and love head-on.
A recovering alcoholic and bulimic, Glennon found that rock bottom was a familiar place. This astonishing memoir reveals how our ideals of masculinity and femininity can make it impossible for a man and a woman to truly know one another—and it captures the beauty that unfolds when one couple commits to unlearning everything they've been taught so that they can finally, after thirteen years of marriage, commit to living true—true to themselves and to each other.
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The National Team Updated and Expanded Edition: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed SoccerAbrams Press #ad - A story of endurance and determination, The National Team is a complete portrait of this beloved and important team. The U. S. Murray also recounts the rise and fall of U. S. Professional leagues, including the burgeoning National Women’s Soccer League, an essential part of the women’s game. Through nearly 100 exclusive interviews with players, heather o’reilly, including Alex Morgan, Julie Foudy, Tom Sermanni, and Sunil Gulati, Brandi Chastain, coaches, Pia Sundhage, and team officials, Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo, Murray takes readers inside the locker rooms and board rooms in engrossing detail.
But despite their dominance, they’ve endured striking inequality: low pay, poor playing conditions, and their rosters of superstar players, and limited opportunities to play in professional leagues. The national team, from their formation in the 1980s to the run-up to the 2019 World Cup, tells the history of the USWNT in full, from leading soccer journalist Caitlin Murray, chronicling both their athletic triumphs and less visible challenges off the pitch.
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UntamedThe Dial Press #ad - We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, citizens, daughters, employees, partners, and friends. As glennon insists: The braver we are, the luckier we get. 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.
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. I believe glennon was born to write this book, just this way, at just this moment in history.
Untamed #ad - Three words flooded her mind: There She Is. 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. It is phenomenal. Elizabeth gilbert, new york times bestselling author of City of Girls and Eat Pray Love This is how you find yourself.
There is a voice of longing inside every woman. She would reclaim her true, untamed self. Soulful and uproarious, forceful and tender, Untamed is both a memoir and a galvanizing wake-up call.
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Glennon doyle’s hilarious and poignant reflections on our universal yet often secret experiences have inspired a social movement by reminding women that they’re not alone. In this one woman’s attempt to love herself and others, homes, readers will find a wise and witty friend who shows that we can build better lives in our hearts, and communities.
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Soccerwomen: The Icons, Rebels, Stars, and Trailblazers Who Transformed the Beautiful GameBold Type Books #ad - The first organized games on record -- which took place three hundred years ago in the Scottish Highlands -- were exhibition matches, where single women played against married women while available men looked on, seeking a potential mate. Today, brazil's marta and china's sun wen, champions like Mia Hamm, Abby Wambach, have inspired girls around the world to pick up the beautiful game for love of the sport.
. Women's soccer has come a long way. They are survivors, working moms, political advocates, campaigners, feminists, LGBTQ activists, staunch opponents of racial discrimination and inspirational role models for many. Based on original interviews with over 50 current and former players and coaches, this book celebrates these remarkable women and their achievements against all odds.
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Go for the goal! world cup–winning soccer player Julie Ertz inspires kids to lead a life of faith and virtue as she shares her own stories and the lessons she has learned in childhood and now in her illustrious playing career. Each chapter focuses on a character trait essential to success on and off the playing field.
Under the Lights and In the Dark: Untold Stories of Women's SoccerIcon Books Ltd #ad - Oxenham takes us to voronezh, now a danish international star, where Nadia Nadim, Russia, and to a refugee camp in Denmark, where players battle more than just snowy pitches in pursuing their dream of playing pro, honed her skills after her family fled from the Taliban. Whether you’re a newcomer to the sport or a die-hard fan, this is an inspiring book about stars’ beginnings and adventures, and, struggles and hardship, above all, the time-honored romance of the game.
Award-winning filmmaker and journalist Gwendolyn Oxenham tells the stories of the phenoms, underdogs, and nobodies – players willing to follow the game wherever it takes them. Under the lights and in the dark takes us inside the world of women’s soccer, who trains in an underground men’s league in New York City; to English national Fara Williams, following players across the globe, from Portland Thorns star Allie Long, who hid her homelessness from her teammates while playing for the English national team.
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