A powerful, first-hand account of the World Trade Center tragedy Includes a new chapter, where the author reflects on the year since the events of September 11th LAST MAN DOWN is a Sunday Times No 1 bestseller and it is still on the bestseller list seven months after publication The trade edition has already reprinted ten times Serialised as Radio 4's Book of the Week to tie in with the first anniversary of September 11th Hugely successful author tour in the UK for the hardback publication Serial rights sold to the Sunday Times and New Idea in Australia A royalty being paid to the New York Fireman's Fund
A former New York City police officer, Chief Picciotto had been a Fire marshal, an arson investigator, a lieutenant and a captain, prior to becoming chief in 1992. He holds a BBA degree and has been the recipient of departmental awards and commendations for bravery and meritorious service. He lives in Port Chester, New York with his family.
INTERVIEWS: R2 STEVE WRIGHT SHOW will be interviewing Pitch in New York on Friday 21 February - ** this was cancelled as Pitch had to attended a funeral** REVIEWS: 'This book is no literary masterpiece but its strength lies in itsraw edges, the realism of the language and the honesty of the opinions'BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY MERCURY 'This is a harrowing, personal account that sharply brings into deadening focus the terrible events of that day in late summer'WORCESTER EVE NEWS 'Picciotto's moment-by-moment description of events are a lasting tribute to the 343 fallen fire fighters who died on 11 September 2001'JACK O