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April 14, 2013 / peoplesbookprize

Let It Go By Dame Stephanie Shirley

The People’s Book Prize Spring Collection – today’s highlighted book is:

Let It Go By Dame Stephanie Shirley

Published by Andrews UK Limited
ISBN 978-1782342823
Category Biography
Spring 2013

Synopsis

Dame Stephanie Shirley is one of Britain’s leading philanthropists and has donated most of her life to helping good causes, especially those close to her heart. This fascinating memoir charts Dame Stephanie’s life from her time as a child in Germany and arrival in England as an unaccompanied Kindertransport refugee through to her retirement and dedication to charity. It is an amazing read which will take you through the entire range of emotions – from happiness at the success of her original company Freelance Programmers through to the ultimate sadness of losing her only child.

Author’s Biography

Dame Stephanie Shirley is one of Britain’s leading philanthropists and has donated most of her life to helping good causes, especially those close to her heart.

Reviews

“The word ‘inspiring’ is greatly overused, but Stephanie Shirley’s story is one of those rare cases in which it truly applies. This book is an extraordinary tale of creativity and resilience, and of the power of well-targeted philanthropy to transform the world”  Oliver Burkeman, Guardian Journalist and author

Price: £8.99

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