Anna Featherstone. Writer, Author, Presenter

Anne’s honesty, vulnerability, strength and witty (sometimes hilarious) insights and outrage in Sunburnt make it essential reading for a wide audience including anyone who participates in outdoor sport through to people with a cancer diagnosis (and their families), medical students and health professionals.

But the book is not just a memoir, it’s a call to action to the community, sporting organisations and government to better protect Australians from sun damage; and also, to the advertising industry to do better when it comes to how tanning is portrayed in Australia.

It can be hard to balance personal experience and research in a memoir, but Anne’s done a great job and the book flows beautifully, much like the water on her beloved ocean swims.

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