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Determined to Matter

A Family Facing Inoperable Brain Cancer

by Jen O'Hara

Mighty Media Press

  • personal memoirs
  • death, grief, & bereavement
  • family & relationships
Determined to Matter

Book Formats and Details

  • Paperback
    Publication Date 6/1/2013
    ISBN 978-1-938063-20-6
    Retail Price $14.95
    Trim Size 6 x 9 in
    Page Count 336
    Image Count
    Reading Level Adult
    Rights Available World
    Rights Sold
  • eBook
    Publication Date 6/1/2013
    ISBN 978-1-938063-21-3
    Retail Price $12.95
    Trim Size N/A
    Page Count N/A
    Image Count
    Reading Level Adult
    Rights Available World
    Rights Sold
  • Hardcover
    Pub Date 6/1/2013
    ISBN 978-1-938063-22-0
    Retail Price $24.95
    Trim Size 6 x 9 in
    Page Count 336
    Image Count
    Reading Level Adult
    Rights Available World
    Rights Sold

Synopsis

The devastating news that 12-year-old Shannon is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor is unfathomable, surreal, and unimaginable. This is the raw and emotional story of the O'Hara's as they prepare for the fight of their lives, and their ultimate loss.


Reviews

Readers with terminally ill children or those who know or work with such families will find the O'Haras' email messages to their loved ones and a year's worth of blog entries inspiring on many levels.
- Booklist

...Readers may embrace this as the story of a family coming together in the wake of a tremendous tragedy. Recommended for those able to find a sense of purpose in this heart-wrenching story.
- Library Journal

A brave, beautiful, bittersweet book; you will be a better person for reading it.
- Julie Jones, Radio Personality, Rochester, MN

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