Author Patricia B. Schoeler Gives a Poetic Tribute to the Lives Lost on September 11

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New book “The Day America Cried!” channels comfort and hope through profound poetry

It takes courage to recollect tragic events in the past. In her poetic anthology “The Day America Cried!” author Patricia B. Schoeler shows readers courage by honoring those who sacrificed their lives in one of the darkest days in American history, September 11, 2001.

This new book is a heartfelt effort to put to words the grief, sorrow and sense of loss that each American felt. Each poem in the book captures the profound feelings of everyone who witnessed and suffered loss after the September 11 tragedy. But apart from paying tribute to the heroes of that fateful day, this book is also a historical account of sorts. Readers will be able to look back on September 11 and make profound realizations in the process.

Throughout the pages of “The Day America Cried!” readers will be immersed in a powerful ocean of emotions and touching words. People whose lives have been irrevocably changed since September 11 may find comfort and hope.

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About the Author
Patricia B. Schoeler (Pat), a West Orange resident, was born and raised in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Having also lived in Livingston for 28 years, you can say she is a true “Jersey” girl. She retired from a Management position in the corporate world. In retirement, Pat discovered her talent for writing poetry. Life’s experience, both happy and tragic, and the ability to empathize so deeply with others, gives her the passion to chronicle these events. She has the unique ability of putting her heart at the end of a pen and sharing this with others.

The Day America Cried! * by Patricia B. Schoeler
So Many Innocents Died 9-11-01
Publication Date: August 17, 2011
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 65 pages; 978-1-4653-5083-1
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 65 pages; 978-1-4653-5084-8
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4653-5085-5

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