All these Wonders: True Stories About Facing the Unknown
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45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best literary authors in their words.
Alongside Meg Wolitzer, John Turturro, Tig Notaro, and Hasan Minhaj, readers will encounter: an astronomer gazing at the surface of Pluto for the first time, an Afghan refugee learning how much her father sacrificed to save their family, a hip-hop star coming to terms with being a “one-hit wonder,” a young female spy risking everything as part of Churchill’s “secret army” during World War II, and more.
The featured storytellers, a high school student and neuroscientist alike, share their explorations into uncharted territory and how their lives were changed indelibly by these experiences. With passion, and humor, they encourage us all to be more open, vulnerable, and alive.