Edward Schwarzschild + Gilbert King

Live via Zoom:
Monday, October 5, 7:30 PM ET
Edward Schwarzschild presents In Security
In conversation with Gilbert King

Edward Schwarzschild (Responsible Men; The Family Diamond) peels back the curtain on the Transportation Security Administration to reveal the human drama hidden behind airport checkpoints in his new book, In Security. Gary Waldman is a grief-stricken former tennis coach slowly reentering the world after the death of his wife. As he struggles to remain a good father to his six-year-old son, Waldman finds unexpected comfort and stability in the rule-bound confines of the TSA, working as a Transportation Security Officer in upstate New York. But after he saves a passenger's life by performing CPR, he suddenly finds his work life, chosen specifically to be uncomplicated, full of daunting challenges. Part airport thriller, part family drama, part love story, In Security explores how those who strive to protect us are often unable to protect themselves. Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Devil in the Grove and Beneath a Ruthless Sun, joins Schwarzschild in conversation at this thrilling virtual book talk.

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Monday, October 5, 2020 - 7:30pm

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NY
In Security (Excelsior Editions) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781438480916
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - October 1st, 2020

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061792267
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Harper Perennial - February 19th, 2013

Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399183423
Availability: Available to order (allow for shipping time to bookstore or direct-to-home)
Published: Riverhead Books - April 23rd, 2019

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