ROSE McGOWAN is a thought leader and agent of change. As a writer, director, music artist, icon, entrepreneur, and feminist whistle-blower, she focused a spotlight on injustice and inequality in the entertainment industry and beyond. As an activist, she led a movement to break the silence and became a leading voice in the fight to disrupt the status quo. By creating the social justice platform #ROSEARMY, she has signaled to the world that it is time to think differently and be better. Rose gained recognition as an actress who held lead roles in films such as The Doom Generation, Scream, Jawbreaker, and Planet Terror. She starred on the hit series Charmed, one of the longest-running female-led shows in tv history. Her directorial debut, Dawn, was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
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"Brave is a blisteringly raw, angry and graphic account of a life marred by growing up in a cult, abuse and tragedy... there are few who have dared to be as brutally honest and angry about their treatment by the Hollywood machine as McGowan." i News
"Her memoir is an unapologetically furious read. Sweary, raw and unrefined, Brave is female rage as it is rarely allowed to be seen." The Pool
"Sensationally explosive", "A battle cry you want to get behind." The Sunday Times Culture
"This memoir is more than just Brave, it's a game-changing, tooth bared roar of defiance" The Mail on Sunday
"McGowan set out to write a book that examines abuse, and she has done just that." The Guardian
"Rose McGowan's courage is palpable in an expose that condemns Hollywood misogyny and the `monster'" The Observer
`She urges readers to be brave and take control of their lives
too.' The Big Issue North
The book doesn't wallow in misery. Far from it. It's a stirring and engaging story of survival. It is also a call to arms, a manifesto for the women of Hollywood and of the world.' Harper's Bazaar
`Honest and at times heartbreaking memoir' Gay Times