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Legacy of the Red Bandanna

The story of Boston College alumnus and 9/11 hero Welles Crowther is the subject of a new book, The Red Bandanna (Penguin Press, 2016) by award-winning ESPN correspondent Tom Rinaldi. When Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him … Continue reading

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The story of Samuel Battle

Pulitzer Prize winner Arthur Browne has published One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York (Beacon Press, 2015), the story of New York City’s first African American police officer. With an unpublished manuscript by … Continue reading

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Naive guys

Boston College alumnus Harry Patz, Jr. has published The Naive Guys: A Memoir of Friendship, Love and Tech in the Early 1990s (Gondolin Advisors LLC, 2014), a novel that follows BC graduate Mark Amici as he makes his way in New York City in the early … Continue reading

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A hero’s tale

A new children’s book, titled The Man in the Red Bandanna, tells the story of BC alumnus Welles Crowther, who heroically gave his life while saving others in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The book was written … Continue reading

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