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A Decade of Hope by Dennis Smith.. The 25 moving stories in this volume are a fitting tribute to the losses of 9/11 ten years ago. Dennis Smith, a firefighter, is author of a previous couple of books on the subject and an authority.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"A stirring tapestry of real-life heroes."

Kirkus Review

"Smith (Report from Ground Zero), a former firefighter, collects 25 moving personal narratives in this significant addition to the literature of September 11. Featuring notable figures such as NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and Congressman Peter King alongside rescue workers and victims’ family members and loved ones, Smith’s interviewees offer their experiences of that tragic day, illustrating how the pain and losses are still acutely felt."

Publishers Weekly

Author bio: 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. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Nonfiction; (384 pp. Empathic: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

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