Marian Fontana, an accomplished comedian, actress, and writer, is the president of the 9/11 Widows and Victims' Families Association. She lives in Staten Island, New York.
"A Widow's Walk manages to make an exhaustively covered
public event into a riveting private narrative. . . . Hard to put
down. . . it's the everyday humanity that makes [Marian] Fontana's
story so real." -- Cathleen McGuigan, Newsweek
"Compelling, gorgeously detailed and unsparingly honest. . . . Fontana's gifts for storytelling, dialogue and characterization make the memoir a pleasure to read, even as it rips you apart." -- Marion Winik, Newsday
"The author's passionate, irreverent persona comes through on every page. Her book has the addictive appeal of a smartly paced novel, and readers will close it wanting more." -- Michelle Green, People "Picks & Pans"