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My Unveiled Face:
A Memoir of a Free Woman (Book One)
A very readable inside look at a woman growing herself to be a published writer and poet.
Joyce Kennedy, Syndicated Careers Columnist, Tribune News Services
In her skillfully crafted memoir, JoAnn Lordahl shares her life’s ongoing dance balancing her personal life with her professional life as a successful writer in a culture that holds women as invisible. A formidable task, indeed.
Caroline Anaya, M.S., Nutritionist, Fitness Professional, and Writer.
The painful self-probing done in this book reminds me of Jung’s books and that which he went through in his analyses of himself to further the work of psychoanalysis. No memory stone is left unturned, and the memoir is a contribution to the fields of feminism and self-actualization. A courageous record of a woman’s inner life.
Rev Diane Moore, revmoore.blogspot.com & website DianeMarguartMoore.com
“It’s fascinating to witness the evolution of a writer through her own eyes, as recorded in her journals over more than a half-century.”
Wow–I just finished reading your pages–and I’m as impressed, or even more so, with your writing, poetry, discipline, intelligence, insights, strength, humor, tenacity… than I remembered.
Nancy L. Butler-Ross, author & editor (www.TheBookMuse.com)
A Secret Kept in Hawaii
A Samantha Novel
Authored by Jo Ann Lordahl
A sequel to Princess Ruth, A Secret Kept in Hawaii continues Samantha’s story. Set amidst the beauty of her Garden Island home of Kauai, Samantha embarks on a spiritual quest to face her personal struggles with fidelity, militarism, and care of the ‘aina (land), while also staying in touch through letters to her warrior husband, Kaimana, now on duty abroad.
While on her quest, Samantha purposefully, and sometimes quite accidentally, evolves into a woman we can admire and, through her journey, she wonderfully illuminates our own.
“The freedom to choose and to change belongs to us.”
Deng Ming-Dao, 365 Tao Daily Meditations, day 182
A Hawaiian tale of love, locale, character, charm, conflict, and current happenings you’ll want to read more than once., April 15, 2014
By Joyce Lain Kennedy (San Diego, CA USA) – If you’ve ever wanted to travel to Hawaii but time or budget isn’t cooperating, author Jo Ann Lordahl’s newest work, “A Secret Kept in Hawaii,” is the next best thing,. Its engrossing story reveals how 21st century change –including bullies and badies– impacts the Hawaiian people and their land.
Wow, JoAnn Lordahl does it again! A Secret Kept is indeed a worthy sequel to Princess Ruth., April 7, 2014
By Claire Vierkoetter- owner Kauai Kai Weddings
This time the ride is wilder and unrepressed as Samantha’s profound journey of self-awareness offers a bright and shiny mirror for all of us who have tripped and traveled on our own paths. Jo Ann eloquently puts into words the fog enshrouded ideas, thoughts and truths that many of us have been unable to.
Our precious Kauai is the central stage as Jo Ann masterfully weaves critical present day and past issues into the juicy story line. Intriguing, educational, and eye-opening, the formidable issues also transverse the globe. GMO facts and figures, aggressive global corporations, offensive, outrageous military and government inadequacies, religious idiosyncrasies….This book compels you to take notice and keeps you eagerly engaged.
Way to go JoAnn! And once again…WOW!