Lofty

My Life in Short
Product Number: WEB228773
Released: Mar 01, 2019
Business Term: OBOU 26 Circs
ISBN: #9781460709238
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Description

A memoir of standing tall against the odds Australian voice-over Artist, Lofty Fulton knows what it's like to have the odds stacked against him: Born with achondroplasia, which is a form of dwarfism, his grandmother thought he should be locked away from the world. At school, he suffered years of relentless bullying; believing the lie he would never be loved or good enough. At 15, Lofty's voice broke, giving him a unique gift that paved the way for his future. My Life in Short is a deeply personal memoir - of vulnerability and courage and humour as Lofty unpacks the events of his traumatic childhood, public bigotry; a failed marriage, the highs and lows of a successful radio career and his struggles with crippling general anxiety disorder, clinical depression and a serious gambling addiction. Lofty's story is a collusion of light and shade; a reflection on what it means to be human; to search for meaning and purpose. From brokenness to breakthrough, Lofty has slayed many of his inner demons; rising to become one of Australia's most sought after and recognisable voices.

Author(s): Lofty Fulton
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2019

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