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Alissa Torres

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Alissa Torres lives in New York with her family.

Choi is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has produced short comics as well as illustrations for The New York Times.


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American Widow

Written by Alissa Torres
Illustrated by Sungyoon Choi


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Villard
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $24.00

On September 10, 2001, Eddie Torres started his dream job at Cantor Fitzgerald in the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The next morning, he said goodbye to his 7½-months-pregnant wife, Alissa, and headed out the door.

In an instant, Alissa’s world was thrown into chaos. Forced to deal with unimaginable... Read more >
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