Congressman Peter King, who has become controversial for his contention that America should be an “English Only” nation, came to Rockaway last Wednesday night to sign copies of his new novel, “Vail of Tears,” The book, about terrorism in the post-9/11 age, centers on a young congressman who represents Long Island. Pictured, King with Rockaway author Kevin Boyle. King commented to one of the people attending the book signing at Harbor Light that Boyle’s book, “Braving The Waves,” was the best book he ever read.
Retired firefighter Palmer Doyle gets his book signed by King. Much of the book centers on the heroism of firefighters and police officers.
Wave columnist Beverly Baxter talks about the book with John and Mary Lenihan at Harbor Light.
Wave Managing Editor Howard Schwach speaks with King as the Congressman personalizes his book.