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  • Published: 3 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473573987
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

The Gift

12 Lessons to Save Your Life




Reflections on hope, healing and finding freedom by celebrated therapist, Holocaust survivor and author of the award-winning international bestseller The Choice

'An incredible human being with an extraordinary story to share' Dr Rangan Chatterjee

'A beautiful, life-changing manifesto' Brené Brown

'I will be forever changed by Dr Eger's story' Oprah

'Her story is a testament to our true human potential. She's a gift' Nicole LePera
Each moment in Auschwitz was hell on earth. It was also my best classroom. Subjected to loss, torture, starvation and the constant threat of death, I discovered tools for survival and freedom that I continue to use every day.

In her darkest moments, Edith Eger discovered that the most damaging prison was the one in her mind. Drawing on her incredible story and experience as a celebrated therapist, she shares valuable life lessons to heal and inspire so that we too can break free from whatever's holding us back.

  • Published: 3 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473573987
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the author

Edith Eger

A native of Hungary, Edith Eger was a teenager in 1944 when she and her family were sent to Auschwitz during the Second World War. Despite overwhelming odds, Edith survived the Holocaust and moved with her husband to the United States. Having worked in a factory whilst raising her young family, she went on to graduate with a PhD from the University of Texas and became an eminent psychologist. Today, she maintains a busy clinical practice and lectures around the world.

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Praise for The Gift

Edith Eva Eger is my kind of hero. rather than let her painful past destroy her, she chose to transform it into a powerful gift - one she uses to help others heal

Jeannette Walls, author of The Glass Castle

Dr Eger's life reveals our capacity to transcend even the greatest of horrors and to use that suffering for the benefit of others. She has found true freedom and forgiveness and shows us how we can as well

Desmond Tutu

I'll be forever changed by Dr. Eger's story. we all have the ability to pay attention to what we've lost, or to pay attention to what we still have

Oprah

Wise and provocative

The Daily Mail

Dr Edith Eger knows better than most how trauma and sadness can affect us all. This hopeful and helpful book explains how rather than limiting us they can transform our lives. An essential read for tough times

Rangan Chatterjee

Hopeful and helpful

Marian Keyes

This woman will change your life ... The Gift should be required reading for all humans

Maria Forleo

The Gift is quite simply a phenomenal read and in my view a must-read for all of us

Dr Rangan Chatterjee

I'll be forever changed by Dr. Eger's story

Oprah

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