A Good Fight

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Public Affairs, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 258 pages
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"Sarah Brady's greatest ambition while growing up was to be June Cleaver. She wanted to be a wife and mother, to have a happy, peaceful home filled with the laughter of family and friends, to watch her children grow up surrounded by the same warmth and security she knew as a child." "It was not to be. In January 1981, President Ronald Reagan appointed Sarah's husband, James Brady, as his White House press secretary. And on March 31 of that year, a would-be assassin named John Hinckley fired six shots at the president, severely wounding him and taking down Jim Brady as well. One of Hinckley's bullets tore through Jim's brain, causing devastating damage that changed their lives forever." "A Good Fight is Sarah Brady's own plainspoken, moving story of what happened to her, to Jim, and to their son, Scott, who was just two when his father was shot. It's a story of great terror, pain and dislocation, but also of triumph, love and transformation. Above all, it's a story about how you cannot know what life will bring."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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A Good Fight was needed to set rules for U.S. handgun purchases; Jim Brady, his wife, Sarah, and many others campaigned for this after 1981, the year he suffered severe lifetime disabilities from a ... Read full review

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The leader of Handgun Control Inc. for several years and wife of Reagan Press Secretary James Brady, Brady chronicles her 20 years of coping with the shooting of her husband and his long ... Read full review

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