John Finucane When The Bronx Burned

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When The Bronx Burned

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In the South Bronx during the 1960s and 70s, unscrupulous landlords andtheir torch-men set in motion a murderous wave of arson-for-profit,driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes and injuring,maiming, and killing thousands more-including firefighters. Yet NewYork's mayor consistently refuses to give the fire department themanpower it needs to investigate the arson, and thousands of suspiciousfires go uninvestigated.Jackie Mulligan and his brother firefighters stand up to the heartless evilof the slumlords by demanding that the mayor take action. But when themayor refuses, Mulligan and his men take a stand against the arsonists,putting their jobs-and their lives-on the line.For Mulligan, the fight has become personal. And there will be only onewinner." John Finucane has written a riveting and fast moving novel Not onlydoes he nail the drama in a way only an experienced firefighter can, heliterally puts the reader inside the fire scene Reading John Finucane'scomprehensive description brought back memories of my admiration forfirefighters everywhere." -Charles J. HynesKings County District AttorneyFormer Fire Commissioner of NYCAuthor of first novel, Triple Homicide"For twenty years John Finucane breathed the acrid smoke, hauled theheavy hoses, and climbed the telescoping ladders for New York City'sheroic fire department. He now writes about it from the gut-with verve,power, and poignancy. This is a fireman's fireman, pulling no punchesand telling the story of a firefighter in New York's grittiest neighborhoodsduring the turbulent 1960s and 70s." -Roger D. McGrath, Ph.D.Author, Gunfighters, Highwaymen & VigilantesFeatured Commentator on the History Channel

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John Finucane retired as a lieutenant in the New York City Fire Department. Cited several times for bravery, he was granted membership in the Department?s Honor Legion. He was writer, editor, and publisher of the American Irish Newsletter for more than twenty years, and was also the founder and chairperson of the Advocates for a 9-11 Fallen Heroes Memorial (2002?2005).

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