What Brothers Do

Author: Michael Everett Brown

ISBN 978-1-60264-682-7 (softcover)

ISBN 978-1-60264-703-9 (eBook)

392 pages

 

"What Brothers Do" is the true story of two brothers. The first is Captain Patrick Brown, a highly decorated and well respected member of the New York City Fire Department, who was killed in the World Trade Center attacks of 9/11. The second is Michael Brown, a former New York City firefighter and presently a Las Vegas emergency medicine physician. The story takes the reader on Michael's journey back to New York and Ground Zero in the desperate search for his brother and his experiences through post 9/11 New York. Michael is told by all who knew his brother that if anyone could get out of the Towers alive it would be Patrick. As he slowly loses hope of finding his brother alive, Michael changes his focus and determination to fulfilling his brother's last wishes.

In his attempt to honor Patrick, Michael must work through his anger and grief and overcome serious personal challenges. But, he finds friendship and support in an "inner circle" of new friends, reconnects with family members and discovers that Patrick's spirit lives on.



ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Everett Brown, M.D., is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician currently practicing in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he resides with his wife, Janet, and their four dogs. He was a volunteer firefighter in Westbury, New York, for over twelve years, a New York City firefighter at Engine Company 37 in Harlem for four years, and is currently a member of Nevada Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team. In 2001 he received a United States Congressional Recognition Award for "selfless acts and commitment to his profession above and beyond the call of duty." He has written two screen plays and is currently working on his third book.



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