Published in commemoration of the tragic events on September 11, 2001, this moving collection of 40 first-person accounts captures the courage and compassion exhibited at that time by people of all walks of life.Published in commemoration of the tragic events on September 11, 2001, this moving collection of 40 first-person accounts captures the courage and compassion exhibited at that time by people of all walks of life.Read Less
I read this oral history shortly after publication.
Now, I have recently purchased the book.
It is hard to read (emotionally) at times, but '
I feel that as U.S. citizens we need to understand the great price of life and the
suffering that happened on 9-11 and never
forget the terrible losses of that day.
Publishers Weekly, 2002-07-15 A Changed Commute, a Saved LifeA Police Officer Loses His Friends and His PassionA Prayer to Die Quickly and Painlessly. A Mother's Run for Her Life as the titles of the personal accounts in New York Times reporter Murphy's volume indicate, the stories are by turns frightening, sad, surprising, terrible and miraculous. Scenes from the lives of those who were closest to the disaster, they provide a crucial and moving record, one guaranteed to produce chills in all but the toughest of readers. The immediacy of these accounts can be stunning, as are the twists of luck and split-second decisions that led to survival. (Aug. 27) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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