Triumph Over Tears

Non-Fiction - Autobiography
245 Pages
Reviewed on 07/01/2018
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Author Biography

Every morning when I wake up, I feel and believe it is a great day. In "Triumph Over Tears" I share with you my life’s journey. Together we travel back in time to my humble childhood in Eilat, by the Red Sea, through my teenage life on a kibbutz, to the PRESENT time in Pittsburgh PA. You live with me all the trials and tribulations I have experienced. Some tend to dwell on the negativity. Instead, I find positive moments and celebrate my life, each and every new day. In “Triumph Over Tears” with every chapter and challenge I am finding a glimpse of light which I learned to convert to a beam of hope. I invite you to join me and benefit from my incredible rollercoaster ride, as I share with you, the reader, how I have transformed the negativity of abuse, divorce, and death into love, strength, positive relationships, and personal growth.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Darin Godby for Readers' Favorite

Triumph Over Tears by Nava Chernoff is a moving autobiography that takes the reader through the many emotional twists and turns of her life. Some ups and downs will keep the reader turning the pages to find out how that particular situation will turn out. Not only are Nava's experiences told, but there are resources shared for the reader to reach out for help should they be experiencing similar circumstances. Nava Chernoff shares a compelling point when she says: “Your first step to recovery is to stop the abuser! There is no justified reason to abuse anyone!” (Chernoff, 2018. P. 31). Years later the abuser was confronted and asked for forgiveness. The reader can quickly connect with the writing and how the events impacted the author’s life.

There is excellent detail concerning the courtship, marriage, and children that would come into Nava’s life. This is where the reader feels a secure connection to her love for her family as well as sorrow for some loss. Soon she falls in love with a man from the US and tells her husband she wants a divorce and is moving to the US. There she finds herself with a man 40 years older than her and two children to raise in a new country. There are many financial ups and downs, but the commitment of love and marriage survived until Tom’s death. This is a great story of endurance, love, patience, and acceptance. This should be a source of encouragement for others who may be going through difficulties in life, wondering if there will be any solution to their situation. This is a great read.

Yaron Lubovsky

I'm still fascinated by your amazing story. I ‏recommend everyone to read the story and Be inspired by the mental powers you have.
Nava, you are the Real wonder woman!!!.   Hoping that many more people will read the book.
Thanks for the courage to share such an amazing story.

conan acevedo

There is beauty in life. Amazing book of life and love. This book came to me a the perfect time. Thank you Nava.