Your Father's Voice

Letters for Emmy About Life with Jeremy--and Without Him After 9/11

Lyz Glick and Dan Zegart

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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.

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Praise for Your Father's Voice

"[A] poignant addition to the literary legacy of 9/11."--Kirkus

"Unflinching and emotionally powerful...beautiful."--Publishers Weekly
“Frank, eloquent, a forthright story.”
---Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Lyz's voice is...the voice of your smartest, most honest, and fearless friend...heartbreaking.”
--The Times of (Trenton)

“Eloquent and stirring.”
---The Record



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Lyz Glick and Dan Zegart

Lyz Glick is the widow of Jeremy Glick, a former national collegiate judo champion who helped attack the cockpit of Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. She teaches at Berkeley College in New Jersey, and she and Emmy live in Hewitt, New Jersey.

Dan Zegart, a longtime journalist who has written for Ms. and The Nation, is the author of Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco Industry. He lives in Titusville, New Jersey, with his wife, photographer Laura Pedrick, and their daughter, Lana.


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

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
September 2005
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312319229
ISBN10: 0312319223
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 240 pages, Includes 12 black-and-white photographs throughout
$17.99

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e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
September 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466853171
ISBN10: 1466853174
240 pages, Includes 12 black-and-white photographs throughout
$7.99
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