Books

Posted on: March 14th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Jeni’s NY Times Bestseller about Mattie 

 

Watch a brief video about “Messenger” here

 

Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs

(Hardcover, 2009 and Paperback, 2010)

 

Written by Mattie’s mom, Jeni, and with a Foreword by Maya Angelou, this NY Times Bestselling memoir offers readers intimate details about Mattie’s earliest years through his final days of life. Messenger is the full story of Mattie – “the poet, the peacemaker, and the philosopher who played.” Featuring numerous never before published poems by Mattie, journal entries, essays, photographs, and e-mail exchanges with many of his famous friends, Jeni shares Mattie’s passion for living, his never ending hope for peace, and his spirit that spread joy in a life that medicine swore held no promise of hope. This book has been reviewed by People Magazine, and featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, and Larry King.

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Messenger Audiobook
read by Jeni Stepanek (with Mattie’s voice in some sections, and Maya Angelou sharing her Foreword)

This CD is available through Amazon and other online sources, including iTunes)

 

 

 


 

Purchased signed books here

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January Spotlight

In-Kind Support

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