Reflections of A Peacemaker

Reflections of A Peacemaker

A Portrait Through Heartsongs

Book - 2005
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Mattie J. T. Stepanek lived and died a child, but he had the spirit of a giant. Affected by a rare and fatal neuromuscular disease, Mattie lived almost fourteen years but in that time became a poet, best-selling author, peace activist, and a prominent voice for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Before his death in June 2004, his five volumes of Heartsongs poetry sold more than a million copies. This is the final collection of Heartsongs that Mattie was working on when he died. In these poems he explores disability, despair, and death but also the gifts he finds in nature, prayer, peace, and his belief in something "bigger and better than the here and now."--From publisher description.
Publisher: Kansas City : Andrews McMeel Publishing, c2005.
ISBN: 9780740756252
0740756257
Branch Call Number: 811.6/STEPANEK
Characteristics: xvi, 222 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Stepanek, Jennifer Smith

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