I Know This to be True: Bryan Stevenson (Hardcover)

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I Know This to be True: Bryan Stevenson (Hardcover)

By Geoff Blackwell (Editor), Ruth Hobday (Editor)


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I Know This to Be True is the basis for the Netflix documentary series Live to Lead created and directed by Geoff Blackwell and executive produced by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Featuring inspiring advice from celebrated figures, this stirring series helps readers discover their path in life and follow it with intention, courage, and purpose.

Bryan Stevenson is one of today's most influential social justice and human rights attorneys and the author of the bestselling book Just Mercy. He has committed his career to fighting wrongful convictions, systemic poverty, and mass incarceration. Here, he shares the lessons he's learned throughout his life.

Stories include how his slave ancestry shaped his childhood, how a poignant conversation with a death row inmate impacted his work, and why he believes the worst thing that happens to a person shouldn't define their life. This book is an encouraging road map for aspiring activists and anyone who believes in second chances.

Inspired by Nelson Mandela's legacy and created in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, I Know This to Be True is a global series of books created to inspire a new generation of leaders. Extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answer the same questions, sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom. The result is a landmark collection of books brimming with messages of leadership, courage, compassion, and hope. Delivered in lovely, giftable jacketed hardcovers with vivid photographic portraits throughout, these books offer encouragement and guidance to graduates, future leaders, and anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the world.

Royalties from sales of this book will support the free distribution of material from the series in countries with developing economies or economies in transition.

GREAT PACKAGE: The eye-catching covers and stirring content make these books the perfect gift for anyone looking for a little inspiration and motivation. Shoppers can buy one as a grad gift or several as a set for the changemaker in their life.

EXPERT ADVICE: Featuring interviews with luminaries and experts, these books contain authoritative advice delivered in an engaging, inviting, and unintimidating way. With rousing messages of hope, perseverance, and courage, I Know This to Be True will inspire a new generation of trailblazers to go out into the world and make a difference.

Perfect for:
  • Readers who loved Stevenson's bestselling book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and support the work of the Equal Justice Initiative
  • Fans of the Netflix docuseries Live to Lead
  • Recent college and high school grads
  • Professionals of all ages looking for advice and inspiration