This is the first time a firefighter's autobiography has ever been done in such gripping detail. From the moment you begin reading you're immediately captivated by Allen's earthy and blunt writing style. His gift for taking you to the scene to live through the horror is evident throughout. Gut-wrenching moments are related with clarity and unprecedented realism. Takes you into the jaws of hell -- a masterful telling of tragedy and triumph.<br />Millions regard firefighters with the highest respect, and admiration for firefighters only intensified during and after Sept. 11. This book will find a very wide and appreciative audience.