Your Father's Voice: Letters for Emmy About Life with Jeremy--and Without Him After 9/11

by Lyz Glick, Dan Zegart | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0312319223 Global Overview for this book
Registered by book_drunkard of Osgood, Indiana USA on 9/21/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by book_drunkard from Osgood, Indiana USA on Saturday, September 21, 2013
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On September 11, 2001, Jeremy Glick boarded United Flight 93 only because a fire at Newark Airport had prevented him from flying out the day before. That morning, he called his wife, Lyz, to tell her the plane had been hijacked and that he and a group of others were going to storm the cockpit, an effort that doomed Glick and his fellow passengers, yet doubtless saved lives on the ground and instantly became known worldwide as a heroic moment of resistance. But Lyz wanted the couple’s daughter, Emmy, only three months old when the plane crashed, to learn much more of her father’s story than just the ending.
Your Father’s Voice narrates Lyz’s struggle to come to grips with her husband’s death in a series of letters from Lyz to Emmy that give a wrenching but clear-eyed account of Lyz’s first years without Jeremy.
Through it all, Lyz pragmatically details the challenges of a single parent raising a daughter in the aftermath of horrific tragedy, and urges Emmy to listen for what Lyz can still hear when the wind is right: her father’s voice.

Journal Entry 2 by book_drunkard at Wishlist Tag, by mail -- Controlled Releases on Saturday, September 21, 2013

Released 6 yrs ago (9/21/2013 UTC) at Wishlist Tag, by mail -- Controlled Releases

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Shipping directly from Better World Books to NancyNova for the wishlist tag game.
Happy Reading!

Journal Entry 3 by wingNancyNovawing at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Friday, September 27, 2013
Book arrived. Thank you! This might go with the December Ultimate Challenge - I'll have to think about the rules. Adding to the TBR sooner shelf for now.

Journal Entry 4 by wingNancyNovawing at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Monday, November 13, 2017
rabck from book_drunkard; Written as a series of letters to her infant daughter, the author focuses lightly on the events during and post 9/11, but more on her courtship and marriage to Jeremy. The pictures leading into each chapter were a nice touch. The difficulties in being a "hero family in the spotlight" were mentioned lightly, but it must have been so hard to grieve and be pushed into the spotlight by the media and well-meaning general public folks who were clamoring for more info about the tragedy. Interesting about the things that were recovered. This book will travel along in the "Y" bookring - a very worthwhile read.

Journal Entry 5 by wingNancyNovawing at -- BookRing, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Saturday, November 25, 2017

Released 1 yr ago (11/25/2017 UTC) at -- BookRing, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA

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Sending out in the "Y" bookring

Journal Entry 6 by LynnGorman at New Castle, Indiana USA on Saturday, December 09, 2017
I choose this book from the Y book ring.

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