Dennis Smith is a former firefighter and the author of fifteen books, including the bestselling "Report from Ground Zero" and "Report from Engine Co 82." He has been at the forefront of the first-responder community since 9/11 and works on the board of Tribute, the interim memorial at the World Trade Center. He lives in New York City.
"Heart-rending oral histories of World Trade Center survivors and
their families." "New York Times"
"The stories thus blossom with a kind of ragged, inadvertent poetry-the poetry that grows up naturally around honest and heartfelt words..." "Chicago Tribune"
"A stirring tapestry of real-life heroes." "Kirkus Review""