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Who Knows Tomorrow

Who Knows Tomorrow

Author: Lisa Lovatt-Smith
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From a glittering life running Vogue to a mud hut in Ghana, a fashion icon now offers hope to thousands of lost children. After an essay contest at 18 landed her a plum internship at Anna Wintour's British Vogue, within a year Lisa Lovatt-Smith became the youngest photo editor in the history of Conde Nast and at 21 she was tapped to head Spanish Vogue. Lisa's meteoric rise soon saw her attending lavish parties with celebrities like the Rolling Stones, Madonna and Andy Warhol. By her mid-thirties, she had a dream career, a wardrobe to die for, and a beautiful home in Paris. But a decision to volunteer at an orphanage in Ghana changed her life- and many others forever. Confronted with the horrifying reality of trhe orphan's lives, Lisa is shocked out of her privileged life. She quits her job, sells her house and within18 months abandons her glamorous life to move to Ghana, determined to make a difference. Today, Lisa lives in a mud hut in Ghana, from where she oversees her award-winning OAfrica, helping thousands of children separated from their families by poverty, AIDS or the exodus to the cities. WHO KNOWS TOMORROW it i
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Lisa Lovatt-Smith began her career in magazines at 18 after winning an essay competition that landed her a plum internship at Anna Wintour's British Vogue. Within a year, Lovatt-Smith became the youngest photo editor in the history of Conde Nast and at 21 she was tapped to head Spanish Vogue. At 35 and at the peak of a highly successful career, a trip to Ghana with her adopted daughter to do volunteer work at an orphanage changes her life forever. She quits her job, sells her house and within 18 months moves to Ghana. Today, Lovatt-Smith lives in a mud hut in Ghana, from where she oversees her award-winning OrphanAid Africa, the non-profit sustainable fostering network she founded in 2002 to help thousands of children separated from their families by poverty, AIDS or the exodus to the cities.

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General Fields

  • : 9780857986184
  • : Random House Australia
  • : Random House Australia
  • : September 2014
  • : Australia
  • : November 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : Lisa Lovatt-Smith
  • : Paperback
  • : 1114
  • : en
  • : 362.732092