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Publisher's Summary

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.

©2012 Steven Manchester (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Critic Reviews

“Steven Manchester has a gift for expressing through his writing the complicated and transcendent beauty of the human experience with poignant clarity.” (Yolanda King, eldest daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King)
"Steven Manchester’s Goodnight, Brian is a poignant, inspiring story about resilience and faith and one family’s enduring love that should be a model for us all.” (James S. Hirsch, author, Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend)
“Wonderful fiction written by a great storyteller!” (Crystal Book Reviews)

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Several beautiful themes in this story

Initially a good story of family, love and faith. However the over use of themes of

family, love and faith moments/scenes makes the read want to say, " Ok, ok enough I've read this repeatedly. Lets move on. This its getting boring."

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Beautiful

What a touching story of Faith family and what a human being can accomplish with the Lord’s help. Just beautiful.

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I Loved it

Heartwarming and interesting. Reminds us to have faith in what you need and want to do, and to believe in yourself. Worth sharing and look forward to finding more from this author.

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Steven Manchester does it again

Brilliant, emotionally charged and eloquently written. Strongly recommend for those who enjoy good, relatable stories.

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nice book about faith,love and perseverance

lovely story about a grandmothers love for her family. vivid decriptions and Great lessons taught