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Beauty Bites Beast:
Awakening the Warrior Within Women & Girls
By Ellen Snortland

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"Este libro esta magnifico!"

"Beauty Bites Beast is energizing, unnerving, exhilarating and infuriating. It is a riveting and compelling look at an urgent and timely topic. This is a brave book. Snortland's confidence is contagious."

— Kathryn Gravdal, Graduate Director, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Columbia University

" I recommend that every man read Beauty Bites Beast . Entertaining and accessible, it clarifies what girls and women face when confronting the threat of violence, and offers practical methods for avoiding or defending against it. Professionally, I spent 28 years with the Los Angeles Police Department and was the commanding Officer of Detective Headquarters for many years. Personally, I've spent thirty-five years as a husband and the father of two grown daughers. This is a must-read for any man who wants to help end violence against women."

--Captain Robert Martin (LAPD Ret.), Vice President
Gavin de Becker Incorporated

"Beauty Bites Beast is an incendiary book. It will light a flame of self-respect in reader after reader. Ellen Snortland's passionate and affable voice takes the notion of self-defence to a whole new dimension. And I believe she's got it absolutely right. Because only as each becomes strong will all be safe--and waiting for male predators and perpetrators to mend their ways is a fool's game."

-- John Stoltenberg, Author of Refusing to be a Man and The End of Manhood: A Book for Men of Conscience


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"In this highly readable book, Ellen Snortland provides a practical, sensible, and timely survival manual for females of all ages. May the day come soon when such a book no longer will be needed. But until then, this fine training guide can help countless women protect themselves."

-- Gail Berendzen, President
Women of Washington

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