Smile at Strangers

And Other Lessons in the Art of Living Fearlessly

By Susan Schorn
(Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780547774336, 304pp.)

Publication Date: May 28, 2013

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A rollicking memoir about the rewards of risk and the surprising facts of safety and self-defense, from a woman who has earned two black belts in her pursuit of living fearlessly.

About the Author
Susan Schorn has taught writing and literature at the University of Texas, St. Edward's University, and the University of Hawaii-Hilo.She holds black belts in Kyokushin and Seido karate andis a member of the National Women's Martial Arts Federation and former chair of the board of directors for Sun Dragon Martial Arts and Self Defense, NFP, in Austin, Texas (where she still trains and teaches). She is currently working toward self-defense instructor certification through the NWMAF, andearned her "nidan" (second degree) black belt in Seido karate in 2011. She has written for radioand online publications, including McSweeney's and The Rumpus.
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