Jeffrey Zaslow, an award winning American author, journalist and columnist, died Feb. 10, 2012 in a car accident in northern Michigan. Returning from a book signing event, he lost control of his car on a snow covered road and was hit by a tractor-trailer. He was 53 years old. He is survived by his wife and three daughters. Zaslow also co-authored best-selling books with Randy Pausch, Gabrielle Giffords, and Captain Chesley Sullenberger.There is an article by Tara Parker-Pope in the print edition of the New York Times, today, February 14, 2012, "Life's Frailty, and the Gestures that go a long way" in which she remembers her friend Jeffrey Zaslow and the important lessons he taught her.
The Magic Room: A Story about the Love we wish for our Daughters. By Jeffrey Zaslow. 2012.
The New York Times bestselling journalist and author of The Girls from Ames , Jeffrey Zaslow, takes us to a multi-generational family owned small-town bridal shop called "Becker's. Run by the same family for years, Becker's has witnessed transformations in how America views the institution of marriage; some of the shop's clientele are becoming stepmothers, or starting married life for a second time.
Highest Duty. My Search for What Really Matters. By Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger with Jeffrey Zaslow. 2009.
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed one of the most remarkable emergency landings in aviation history when Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the surface of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. HIGHEST DUTY reveals the important lessons Sully learned through childhood, in his military service, and in his work as a commercial airline pilot. A few weeks after the crash, Sully discovered that he had lost a library book about professional ethics, Just Culture: Balancing Safety and Accountability, in the downed planes cargo hold. When he called the library to notify them, they waived the usual fees. Mayor Michael Bloomberg replaced the book when he gave Sully the Key to the City in a New York ceremony.