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'Jo Cox's selfless service to others made the world a better place' Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States'A desperately tender account ...resolutely uplifting' Decca Aitkenhead, Guardian'Today is the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. More difficult, more painful, less joyful, less full of love. I and Jo's friends and family are going to work every moment of our lives to love and nurture our kids and to fight against the hate that killed Jo. Jo believed in a better world and fought for it every day of her life with an energy, and a zest for life that would exhaust most people.' - Brendan Cox, 16 June 2016Jo Cox's murder in June 2016 shocked the world. In the aftermath of her tragic death her husband Brendan Cox urged us to remember Jo's life and what she stood for and not the manner of her death.In this moving and impassioned portrait of Jo - as daughter, mother, wife, sister, MP and activist - we see how much she gave and much more she had to give.A touching and very human portrait of an extraordinary woman, whose legacy will inspire others. All Brendan Cox's royalties will go to the Jo Cox Foundation.' Jo would have no regrets about her life, she lived every day of it to the full.'
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Brendan Cox was Jo's husband and is dad to their two children.For the last eighteen months he has been working to combat growing xenophobia and intolerance across Europe.Brendan's royalties for this book will go to the Jo Cox


This feels like an important book, and it shows that a beautiful book can be written in clear, plain style - there is beauty enough in its subject. * The Guardian * A searingly honest and extremely moving book about Jo Cox, which gives us all a chance to get to know the woman behind the headlines and the shocking way she died. Jo comes across as a tiny ball of energy with a heart as big as a lion, a person who wanted to make a difference. * Lorraine Kelly, Sun * The story of Jo's life runs through the book: her childhood growing up in West Yorkshire; winning a place at Cambridge; working for Oxfam where she met Brendan; winning the seat for Labour in 2015 in her childhood constituency which fulfilled a lifelong dream... Jo comes across as a thoroughly decent person who was on a mission to change what she saw as an unjust world... And it is all utterly heart-breaking because you know as you read the book that all of this happiness, drive and energy is going to come to a sudden, needless and irrevocable end... This is not an easy read. It is overwhelmingly sad at times and the chapters that deal with the immediate aftermath of Jo's death, where Brendan wrestles with how to tell his children what has happened, are almost unbearable... While Jo Cox: More In Common is raw, painful and shot through with grief, it is also brave, inspiring and full of love. -- * Daily Express * Will remain seared in my memory for as long as I live... A startlingly intimate and moving journey... I drew strength, gratitude and inspiration from Brendan's account. * Stephen Kinnock, Daily Mail *

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