The Eagle Huntress : The True Story of the Girl Who Soared Beyond Expectations

November 1, 2020
The Eagle Huntress : The True Story of the Girl Who Soared Beyond Expectations

The subject of the award-winning documentary The Eagle Huntresstells the true story of how she became the first girl to compete in— and win — one of Mongolia’s most prestigious competitions.In this compelling memoir, teenaged eagle hunter AisholpanNurgaiv tells her own story for the first time, speaking directlywith award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Liz Welch(I Will Always Write Back), who traveled to Mongolia for this book.Nurgaiv’s story and fresh, sincere voice are not only inspiring buttruly magnificent: with the support of her father, she captured andtrained her own golden eagle and won the Ölgii eagle festival. Shewas the only girl to compete in the festival.The Eagle Huntress is a striking tale of determination — of agirl who defied expectations and achieved what others declaredimpossible. Aisholpan Nurgaiv’s story is both unique anduniversally relatable: a memoir of survival, empowerment, and thepositive impact of one person’s triumph.