Author speaks about writing President Monson's biography

Heidi Swinton, author of "To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson," spoke about what it was like to tell the remarkable story of the church president during a BYU Emeritus Night event at the BYU Salt Lake Center on May 13.

"To the Rescue" reached bookshelves Sept. 27, 2010.

Swinton spent nearly 90 minutes chronicling critical events in President Monson's life, including an engaging description of his travels to East Germany as an apostle to instruct the German Saints before the collapse of the Berlin Wall changed the political structure of the nation.

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