It was more than a hot July afternoon on the Chesapeake Bay. For Joni Eareckson Tada, it was a moment in eternity. In a split second, a diving accident transformed her life from that of an active young woman to that of a person who would face everyday in a wheelchair. From that tragic beginning has emerged one of the most remarkable stories of our time the story of faith's triumph over hardship and suffering that is Joni. In this unforgettable autobiography, Joni reveals each step of her struggle to accept her disability and discover the meaning of her life. The hard-earned truths she discovered and the special ways God revealed his love to her provide a moving story that few readers will finish with dry eyes. Twenty years after its first publication, Joni has joined the ranks of the classics of Christian literature. With more than three million copies in print in over forty languages, this award-winning story of a young woman who triumphed over devastating odds continues to touch countless lives the world over with the healing message of Christ.
Author Biography: Joni Eareckson Tada is the author of over 20 books, including Diamonds in the Dust, More Precious Than Silver, the Platinum Award-winning Joni, and When God Weeps. She is the founder and president of Joni and Friends, a Christian organization that advances Christ's kingdom among the world's 550 million people with disabilities. She and her husband, Ken, reside in Calabasas, CA.;