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I am a secret service agent : my life spent protecting the President / Dan Emmett, with Charles Maynard.

Emmett, Dan, 1955- ([author].).
Book Book ([2017])
Description: 209 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2017]
3 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Marblehead. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Marblehead Teen Nonfiction Y 363.283 EMMETT 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Teen Tech Center Teen Tech / History / HV 7911 E46 A3 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Teen Nonfiction Teen/ History/Emmett (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Children's Biography jB EMMETT, D./E (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/26/2017

  • ISBN: 9781250130303 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1250130301 (hardcover)
  • Edition: First edition.
Contents: Introduction -- The death of a president and the birth of a career -- Preparing to serve the country -- Never quit unless you are dead -- Protection -- CAT -- From CAT to PPD -- Running with the President -- Life in the Secret Service -- I am a Secret Service agent -- The Secret Service today.
Summary: Dan Emmett was just eight years old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. From that moment forward, he knew he wanted to become a Secret Service agent, one of an elite group of highly trained men and women dedicated to preserving the life of the President of the United States at any cost, including sacrificing their own lives if necessary. Armed with single-minded determination and a never-quit attitude, he did just that. Selected over thousands of other highly qualified applicants to become an agent, he was eventually chosen to be one of the best of the best and provided protection worldwide for Presidents George Herbert Walker Bush, William Jefferson Clinton, and George W. Bush. I Am a Secret Service Agent skillfully describes the duties and challenges of conducting presidential advances, dealing with the media, driving the President in a bullet-proof limousine, running alongside him through the streets of Washington, and flying with him on Air Force One. With fascinating anecdotes, Emmett weaves keen insight into the unique culture and history of the Secret Service with the inner workings of the White House. I Am A Secret Service Agent is a must read for young adults interested in a career in federal law enforcement.

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Emmett, Dan. "I am a secret service agent : my life spent protecting the President." New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.

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