Scott Helman

Journalist | Storyteller | Producer

Journalist | Author

swhelman@gmail.com


LONG MILE HOME

Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery,

and the Epic Hunt for Justice 

(Dutton, April 1, 2014)

"Succeeds in every way." - Washington Post

ON APRIL 15, 2013, the world was shocked by unthinkable news: two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, which was packed with people on the city’s most treasured day. In the hours that followed, the gripping story held us breathless. First, the death toll and the life-altering injuries. Next, the identification of the bombers, first by face and then by name. The tense manhunt and the sweeping lockdown that brought Boston to a standstill. The violent death of one suspect and the suspense-filled capture of another. And, finally, the courageous, inspiring recovery of a wounded city. Long Mile Home is the riveting tale of that tragic, surreal, and ultimately inspiring week.

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