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Publisher's Summary

Whether via the numerous media reports, 60 Minutes specials, Women's Weekly cover stories or her first book, Everything To Live For, we know about the why, how and what of that fateful day in September 2011. We know how she died four times on the operating table and her tortuous road to recovery. We've had a glimpse of the love of her boyfriend, Michael, that sustained her, and seen hints of the inner-strength that has made her one of the most admired women in the country. But until now, the true essence of this most remarkable Australian, plus the toll her accident has all taken on her and those around her, have remained a mystery.

How and why does she push herself to ever greater physical and mental limits? What does she see when she looks in the mirror? How does her sudden celebrity (for the most unorthodox of reasons) sit with her? What lessons has she learned in the past five years? And, crucially, how can each and every one of us take those lessons and apply them to our own lives?

More than a simple chronology of events - and against the backdrop of a never-ending series of impressive physical feats, including climbing the Great Wall of China, walking the Kokoda Track and competing in not one but two Ironman competitions - this book unmasks the real Turia: funny, fierce, intelligent, flawed.

With the benefit of hindsight and five years' worth of getting of wisdom, Turia is only now able to account for how she prevailed where others might have faltered. And for the first time, in this book we get to know the people who - by Turia's own admission - made her recovery possible.

Unmasked will reveal the woman behind the headlines, and in so doing, uncover the grace, humour and inner-steel that gets Turia Pitt through every day - and which leaves the rest of us watching on in amazement.

©2017 Turia Pitt and Bryce Corbett (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

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So inspirational. The best book ever written. Loved it. Motivated me to get off my butt and push the limits.

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Finished in one day

What a roller coaster of emotions you have with this book. An amazing story of love, hope, bravery and amazing will power. Turia, you are inspiring. Thank you for sharing your story.
Narrated beautifully xxx

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I am obsessed!

I wish this book never ended. What a beautiful love story and incredible journey she and Michael have endured. I just think Turia is the coolest chick ever! I have googled and you tubed everything about her and even taken on some daily rituals she discusses. Highly recommend. Everyone should read this book.

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Thoroughly enjoyed this and highly recommend as a ‘must read’

I turned to this book as I was suddenly thrust into a health challenge (Bells Palsy- a temporary paralysis of lhs of my face) More than anything, the mental challenge during adjusting whilst recovery was the hardest. Turia…your much huger challenge put mine in perspective and got me through some difficult times. And it also taught me lots! Thank you

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Enjoyable story. The lady primarily that was narrator needs to pronounce place names correctly

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Brilliant

An incredible story about an incredible person. Inspiring, uplifting, heartening. Thank you Turia for being who you are and for lifting us up with you.

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What A Woman, Truely Inspiring!

WOW What Can I Say But Thoroughly Enjoyed This & Now Know More Why I Love Her So, Truely Inspirational & Captivating @ Every Chapter*****

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inspiration to the Max

Turia you are an inspiration to all. Highly recommended this book for all. Loved it

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Amazing Story

Turia Pitt such an amazing and eye opening story. Thank You for sharing it.
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Awesome inspiring story, easy listen.

If you ever have a hard day, just listen to this amazing woman just fantastic.

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