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- Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 18.00
The tragic events of September 11, 2001, forever altered the American landscape, both figuratively and literally. Immediately after the jets struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dennis Smith, a former firefighter, reported to Manhattan?s Ladder Co. 16 to volunteer in the rescue efforts. In the weeks that followed, Smith was present on... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet rewarding profession. more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 47.00
Dennis Smith offers a fascinating survey of Elias's life and writings and traces the growth of his reputation. He also illustrates how Elias's insights can be applied to understand Western modernity and social and political change, showing why Elias is so important to sociology. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 16.99
An unforgettable journey through the daily lives of the brave men and women who have made saving lives their profession. Dennis Smith, author of Report from Engine Co. 82 , traveled across the country talking to dozens of America?s firefighters to put together this powerful collection of their own descriptions of their most dramatic and intense experiences... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 26.95
"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 more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 11.18
When disaster struck at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Dennis Smith was among the first to arrive on the scene. Report from Ground Zero is his insider's account of the heroic efforts of the firefighters, police and emergency workers who rushed to downtown New York to face the greatest challenge of their lives. In all, 343 firefighters... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 1999; Not Available
A moving memoir of growing up Irish Catholic & poor in New York City. Told in the first person, this lyrical remembrance is a powerful odyssey of one young man coming of age in a confusing & sometimes hostile world. more...