Dear Marcus



The Idea To Write To You Was Not An Easy One The Scar From Where The Bullet Entered My Back Is Still There Jerry McGill Was Thirteen Years Old, Walking Home Through The Projects Of Manhattan S Lower East Side, When He Was Shot In The Back By A Stranger Jerry Survived, Wheelchair Bound For Life His Assailant Was Never Caught Thirty Years Later, Jerry Wants To Say Something To The Man Who Shot Him I Have Decided To Give You A Name I Am Going To Call You Marcus With Profound Grace, Brutal Honesty, And Devastating Humor, Jerry McGill Takes Us On A Dramatic And Inspiring Journey From The Streets Of 1980s New York, Where Poverty And Violence Were Part Of Growing Up, To The Challenges Of Living With A Disability And Learning To Help And Inspire Others, To The Long, Difficult Road To Acceptance, Forgiveness, And, Ultimately, Triumph I Didn T Write This Book For You, Marcus I Wrote This For Those Who Endure Those Who Manage Those Who Are Determined To Move On.Dear Marcus

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  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • Dear Marcus
  • Jerry McGill
  • English
  • 21 December 2017
  • 0812983165

10 thoughts on “Dear Marcus

  1. says:

    Jerry McGill starts his memoir by describing the details of being shot as a teenager, and how it affected him The book is a long letter to who he calls Marcus , even though he has no evidence of the shooter s real identity As the book progresses, McGill describes what it took to recover from the tragic event, and how he was able to regain his self confidence McGill captures that true sense of hope in this memoir His resilience is thoroughly inspiring.I liked this book for numerous reasons Jerry McGill starts his memoir by describing the details of being shot as a teenager, and how it affected him The book is a long letter to who he calls Marcus , even though he has no evidence of the shooter s real identity As the book progresses, McGill describes what it took to recover from the tragic event, and how he was able to regain his self confidence McGill captures that true sense of hope in this memoir His resilience is thoroughly inspiring.I liked this book for numerous reasons To start, McGill s writing style is absolutely extr...

  2. says:

    Ever wonder what a victim would say to their predator if given the opportunity How possible would it be to poetically, dramatically, and coherently express the depth of one s angst after experiencing a tragic affair Dear Marcus A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me, does extraordinarily Jerry McGill pens a poignant letter to the man he calls Marcus who shot him, leaving him a quadriplegic at age thirteen, but giving himlife than he d ever imagine In this narrative, we are taken through Ever wonder what a victim would say to their predator if given the opportunity How possible would it be to poetically, dramatically, and coherently express the depth of one s angst after experiencing a tragic affair Dear Marcus A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me, does extraordinarily Jerry McGill pens a poignant letter to the man he calls Marcus who shot him, leaving him a quadriplegic at age thirteen, but giving himlife than he d ever imagine In this narrative, we are taken through the tragedy, through the course of rehabilitation, through the emotional maze that many mobile individuals take, undeniably, for granted McGill tells Marcus about the challenges he has had to endure, the moments lost, and the triumphs gained despite his obvious tribulation For the reader, the journey is heart wrenching but hopeful, calloused but not condescending, dismal yet magnificent It...

  3. says:

    I have read many powerful books in my life, but none touched me as deeply as this heartfelt story of Jerry McGill After being shot on the street at the age of thirteen Jerry found his life forever changed He was shot in the back resulting in a spinal injury which would ensure he would never walk again While others would have drowned in their own self pity, Jerry found a way to deal with his demons and come out a bright and shining adult.By addressing this book to his attacker, thirty years la I have read many powerful books in my life, but none touched me as deeply as this heartfelt story of Jerry McGill After being shot on the street at the age of thirteen Jerry found his life forever changed He was shot in the back resulting in a spinal injury which would ensure he would never walk again While others would have drowned in their own self pity, Jerry found a way to deal with his demons and come out a bright and shining adult.By addressing this book to his attac...

  4. says:

    McGill tells his life story through a letter, written to the person who shot him, causing him to be quadriplegic It s a fascinating book McGill uses the fictitious name, Marcus, as the shooter, because his assailant s true identity is unknown In the story, McGill credits Marcus heinous action with most of the wonderful, exciting opportunities he has had in life If McGill had never been injured, he would not have become the person he is today This doesn t excuse Marcus for what he did, it s McGill tells his life story through a letter, written to the person who shot him, causing him to be quadriplegic It s a fascinating book McGill uses the fictitious name, Marcus, as the shooter, because his assailant s true identity is unknown In the story, McGill credits Marcus heinous action with most of the wonderful, exciting opportunities he has had in life If McGill had never been injured, he would...

  5. says:

    very inspiring Humor mixed with a lot of other emotion It made me laugh it made me cry It seems as if writing the book helped to deal with the life even that was very tragic It defiantly showed how he turned a negative into a positive Definite must read for anyone who has encountered a tragic even in their life he showed us the reader the different phases of what he went through with this life changing event I won this as part of a goodreads.com first reads giveaways Shipment was very f very inspiring Humor mixed with a lo...

  6. says:

    Very interesting book Jerry McGill was shot in the back and became a paraplegic at age 13 He has no idea who shot him or why, but the book speaks to Marcus as if he did It s sad to think of all the things ...

  7. says:

    I can t believe someone had a life this hard and wrote a book so easy to read A coffee, a beer, done This would probably be great for high school students not younger, deal with some adult themes I ve got to remind myself to rerea...

  8. says:

    This is summer reading hopeful We ll see It is certainly inspirational, but I m not sure some of the language will fly.

  9. says:

    it is a really good book i would recommend to a lot of people to read

  10. says:

    Great read on rising above a tragedy and trying for forgive

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