Fate was working against little Brian Mauretti. The food that was meant to nourish him was poisoning him instead, and the doctors said the damage was devastating and absolute. Fate had written off Brian. But fate didn’t count on a woman as determined as Brian’s grandmother, Angela DiMartino who... show more
Fate was working against little Brian Mauretti. The food that was meant to nourish him was poisoning him instead, and the doctors said the damage was devastating and absolute. Fate had written off Brian. But fate didn’t count on a woman as determined as Brian’s grandmother, Angela DiMartino who everyone knew as Mama. Loving her grandson with everything she had, Mama endeavored to battle fate. Fate had no idea what it was in for.An emotional tale about the strength of family bonds, unconditional love, and the perseverance to do our best with the challenging gifts we receive, GOODNIGHT, BRIAN is an uplifting tribute to what happens when giving up is not an option.
Publish date: January 8th 2013
Publisher: Story Plant, The
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
This is a faith in action kind of story. Brian enters the world as a much loved baby in the late 1970s. But a soy based formula recommended by his pediatrician for his sensitive stomach leads to permanent brain damage - and the doctor's don't give him much hope of a life. But his maternal Grandmo...
This book was emotionally draining but ultimately uplifting. It's a book about family, unconditional love and perseverance. I loved it. In a nutshell, Brian Mauretti is placed on a special formula because he is lactose intolerant. After months on the formula, his mother, Joan, is convinced that s...
Oh, this is such a heart-warming and emotional book. The summary really grabbed me being a mother myself and we are forever worried about our children. I hadn’t read anything from this author before, but I will be from now on. Steven Manchester has a lovely way of writing that draws the reader into ...
When Brian was born, his mother fed him food that was meant to nourish him, but instead it poisoned him. The doctors said that because of the formula fed to him that he will be unable to walk, talk or be a vegetable his entire life. But Brian's grandmother; Mama, never lost faith in her grand baby. ...