What do you think happened during the final hours in the lives of the staff of the Windows on the World restaurant atop the North Tower of the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001? An extensively researched novel based on actual people, The Restaurant at the End of the World will appeal to anyone who has suffered the sudden throes of human tragedy—the loss of a loved one, who, seemingly moments before, was vividly living out their aspirations. In this interactive session, the lives of the characters and how we experience grief will be explored through an examination of select readings from the book.
Kenneth Womack, Ph.D.
Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University
Kenneth Womack is Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University, where he also serves as Professor of English. He is the author of more than 30 books, including several books that explore The Beatles. He is also the author of three award-winning novels, including John Doe No. 2 and the Dreamland Motel (2010), The Restaurant at the End of the World (2012), and Playing the Angel (2013).
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