G. J. Bachmann Offers his 9/11 Survivor Story to the Annals of History

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Author, firefighter announces the release of ‘Tara’s Cross’.

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This true story describes the unimaginable events at Ground Zero, he explains. It is a testament to how the mind and soul heal themselves and how the spirits of the honored dead guide them home.

In “Tara's Cross: The Magnificent Sighting” (published by iUniverse), G. J. Bachmann’s 2010 memoir, readers are given a look through the eyes of a New York City firefighter who was a survivor of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Bachmann is breathing new life into the book in 2013 with a revitalized marketing campaign.

Bachmann, a firefighter from 10 House, was pulled from the rubble of the Twin Towers. He survived the terrorist attacks, but, somehow, his memory had been temporarily left behind. Working hard to recover his recollection of this monumental historical event, Bachmann takes readers through his recovery, as well as his story of recovery.

An excerpt from “Tara’s Cross”:

“I soldiered on after September 11, 2001 as best I could, but in my heart and gut I knew I had a story to tell. I kept close to my family, my word processor, and my therapy to heal my mind and body. I even took in a writing course. I made a science out of reading other September 11 survival stories, and realized I too had a calling.”

Bachmann says, “Tara’s Cross” is a true piece of hidden history now revealed to readers. “This true story describes the unimaginable events at Ground Zero,” he explains. “It is a testament to how the mind and soul heal themselves and how the spirits of the honored dead guide them home.”

“Tara's Cross”
By G. J. Bachmann
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 176 pages | ISBN 9781450225588
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 176 pages | ISBN 9781450225571
E-Book | 176 pages | ISBN 9781450225595
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
G. J. Bachmann worked more than 27 years as a New York City firefighter and survived the events of 9/11. He was awarded the World Trade Center Double Star Rescue/Recovery Citation. Bachmann 's wife, Anne, a nurse for 30 years in the New York City Fire Department in charge of the 9/11 Medical Monitoring Program for firefighters and officers, perished due to toxic dust from the time she was documented at Ground Zero. She died at age 56 from lung cancer. Upon hearing this news, the honorable mayor of NYC, Michael Bloomberg, a New York City fire Department Commissioner, Salvador Cassano put Anne's name on the Zogroda's list with other first responders who perished. Bachmann and Tara live in the Windsor Terrace section of Park Slope, Brooklyn.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations – self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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