Thorndike Press

The Red Bandanna

  • Tom Rinaldi
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  • ISBN-10: 1410493636
  • ISBN-13: 9781410493637
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: .99 lbs ( .45 kgs)
  • 322 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released September 2016
  • Bestsellers

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This is the story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage. The Red Bandanna is about a fearless choice, about a crucible of terror and the indomitable spirit to answer it. Examining one decision in the gravest situation, it celebrates the difference one life can make.


Customer Reviews

“Rinaldi writes a memorable and compelling account of the classic American hero. . . . For those looking for an inspiring modern-day narrative, herein a young man goes beyond himself to help others and makes the ultimate sacrifice.”

— Library Journal

“A meticulous and vivid portrait . . .”

— Publishers Weekly

“The inspirational story of a modern-day hero who escorted dozens to safety during the 9/11 attacks . . . Rinaldi captures the compelling urgency of the indelible event and fondly tips his hat to Crowther, an exemplary embodiment of human compassion and selflessness. A moving, deeply felt tribute to a courageous individual who sacrificed his life to save others.”

— Kirkus Reviews