Knowing Jesse

Knowing Jesse

A Mother's Story of Grief, Grace, and Everyday Bliss

Book - 2010
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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. His mother, Marianne Leone, chronicles her transformation by the remarkable life and untimely death of her child. An unforgettable memoir of joy, grief, and triumph, this book unlocks the secret of unconditional love and speaks to all families who strive to do right by their children.--[book jacket]
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781439183922
Branch Call Number: BIO Leone, M 2010
Characteristics: xv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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