Knowing Jesse

A Mother's Story of Grief, Grace, and Everyday Bliss
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.22 hours)
Product Number: Z100100842
Released: Aug 10, 2015
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ISBN: #9781611200843
Narrator/s: Marianne Leone
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Jesse Cooper was an honor-roll student who loved to windsurf and write poetry. He also had severe cerebral palsy and was quadriplegic, unable to speak, and wracked by seizures. He died suddenly at age seventeen. In fiercely honest, surprisingly funny, and sometimes heartbreaking prose, Jesse's mother, Marianne Leone, chronicles her transformation by the remarkable life and untimely death of her child. An unforgettable memoir of joy, grief, and triumph, Knowing Jesse unlocks the secret of unconditional love and speaks to all families who strive to do right by their children. "I was stunned. Stunned and moved to tears. This book is about unwavering courage, unbounded love, and perseverance in the face of adversity. It grabs you by the lapels and takes you on a wondrous, inspiring journey. I couldn't put it down and I now carry Jesse's journey in my heart."-William H. Macy

Author(s): Marianne Leone
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 1900

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Author(s): Marianne Leone
Narrator(s): Marianne Leone
Product Number DD1667
Released: Dec 14, 2010
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ISBN: #9781611200102

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