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Forward - A Memoir

Abby Wambach

"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." -NPR "Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves." -Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, New York Times Bestselling author of Lean In "This is the best memoir I've read by an athlete since Andre Agassi's Open." -Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people of 2015, the iconic soccer player captured the nation's heart when she led her team to its recent World Cup Championship. Admired for her fearlessness and passion, Abby is a vocal advocate for women's rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world. She has become a heavily requested speaker to a wide a range of audiences, from college students to executives at Fortune 500 companies. In Forward, Abby recounts her own decisions, wins, losses, and the pivotal moments that helped her become the world class athlete and leader she is today. Wambach's book goes beyond the soccer field to reveal a soulful person grappling universal questions about how we can live our best lives, and become our truest selves. Written with honesty and heart, Forward is an inspiring blueprint for individual growth and a rousing call to action.

"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." -NPR "Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves." -Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, New York Times Bestselling author of Lean In "This is the best memoir I've read by an athlete since Andre Agassi's Open." -Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people of 2015, the iconic soccer player captured the nation's heart when she led her team to its recent World Cup Championship. Admired for her fearlessness and passion, Abby is a vocal advocate for women's rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world. She has become a heavily requested speaker to a wide a range of audiences, from college students to executives at Fortune 500 companies. In Forward, Abby recounts her own decisions, wins, losses, and the pivotal moments that helped her become the world class athlete and leader she is today. Wambach's book goes beyond the soccer field to reveal a soulful person grappling universal questions about how we can live our best lives, and become our truest selves. Written with honesty and heart, Forward is an inspiring blueprint for individual growth and a rousing call to action.
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"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." -NPR "Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves." -Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, New York Times Bestselling author of Lean In "This is the best memoir I've read by an athlete since Andre Agassi's Open." -Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people of 2015, the iconic soccer player captured the nation's heart when she led her team to its recent World Cup Championship. Admired for her fearlessness and passion, Abby is a vocal advocate for women's rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world. She has become a heavily requested speaker to a wide a range of audiences, from college students to executives at Fortune 500 companies. In Forward, Abby recounts her own decisions, wins, losses, and the pivotal moments that helped her become the world class athlete and leader she is today. Wambach's book goes beyond the soccer field to reveal a soulful person grappling universal questions about how we can live our best lives, and become our truest selves. Written with honesty and heart, Forward is an inspiring blueprint for individual growth and a rousing call to action.

Language:

English

Length:

5h 18m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:36


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:36


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:00


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

19:51


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

10:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:52


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:06


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:08


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

12:13


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

22:41


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:07


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:05


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

16:22


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:24


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

10:33


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

20:45


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

17:20


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

18:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

25:21


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

12:15


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:16


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:54


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

00:49