Close to the Bone by Lisa Ray is a book to watch out for.
Close to the Bone by Lisa Ray is a book to watch out for, the book is a kind autobiography penned by the model turned actor, it is going to release on 20th May 2019 and it is published by HarperCollins India.
About The Book:
One of India’s first supermodels. Actor. Cancer survivor. Mother of twins through surrogacy. Woman of no fixed address. This is the story of Lisa Ray. An unflinching, deeply moving account of her nomadic existence: her stumbling into the Indian entertainment industry at sixteen; her relationship with her Bengali father and Polish mother; life on the movie sets and her brush with the Oscars; her battle with eating disorders; being diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma at thirty-seven; her spiritual quest; lovers and traitors, mentors and dream-makers; and the heartaches and triumphs along the way. It is also about Lisa’s pursuit of love. Funny, charming, and gut-wrenchingly honest all at once, Close to the Bone is Lisa Ray’s brave and inspiring story of a life lived on her terms.
About The Author:
Lisa Ray has had a long and serendipitous career in the entertainment arts spanning multiple countries and films including the Oscar-nominated Water, television (Top Chef Canada) and modeling. She starred in Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s ‘Afreen Afreen’ video. Her entrepreneurial activities include starting her own yoga studio and a line of ethical perfume. When diagnosed with rare blood cancer in 2009, she chose to share her experiences in a blog called ‘The Yellow Diaries’ which led to her memoir, Close to the Bone.
Ray has been involved in bringing the attention of the people towards the rights of girls around the world. She has initiated a number of fundraisers and campaigns for Multiple Myeloma such as the “Because I’m a Girl” campaign. After her recovery, Ray launched “Make Myeloma Matter” media campaign, which helped raise awareness about the disease worldwide. She also actively advocated stem cell technology and its benefits.
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