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Presents a collection of photographs of the World Trade Center taken over thirty years, featuring views of the skyline from throughout the region, closer looks at the buildings at different times, and shots of the tragedy.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Camilo J. Vergara
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Release: 2001-12
File: 80 Pages
ISBN-13: 1568983514

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A tribute to the Twin Towers offers photographs taken from all directions and a variety of viewpoints, from eastern views at dawn to western views at sunset.

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Genre: Architecture
Author:
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Release: 2001
File: 108 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780789207647

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A visual essay about the Twin Towers, starting in the early 1970s to the year 2000. Photographs of the Twin Towers from different angles and lighting conditions as well as years. On the 10th Anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001 we remember the World Trade Center. This book is dedicated to all the victims and their families.

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Genre: Photography
Author: F. A. Rodriguez
Publisher:
Release: 2011-12
File: 87 Pages
ISBN-13: 1432779990

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Thirty memorable photographs of the World Trade Center Towers. These beautifully reproduced postcards, whose images are among those included in The World Trade Center Remembered book, portray the majesty of the Twin Towers from all directions. For New Yorkers and visitors alike, the Trade Center was a compass point rising dramatically above other-skyscrapers at the tip of Manhattan. For more than two decades, practically since the Twin Towers were erected, Sonja Bullaty and Angelo Lomeo have been photographing these awesome buildings. There are captivating panoramas from Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan, New Jersey, and uptown, taken in all seasons, as well as a section showing the vibrant life in the grand plaza at the center of the buildings. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a fund to assist the needy families of the Uniformed services of New York City.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Sonja Bullaty
Publisher: Abbeville Press
Release: 2003-05-20
File: 60 Pages
ISBN-13: 0789254506

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The remarkable story of a restaurant on top of the world—built by a legend, destroyed in tragedy—and an era in New York City it helped to frame In the 1970s, New York City was plagued by crime, filth, and an ineffective government. The city was falling apart, and even the newly constructed World Trade Center threatened to be a fiasco. But in April 1976, a quarter-mile up on the 107th floor of the North Tower, a new restaurant called Windows on the World opened its doors—a glittering sign that New York wasn’t done just yet. In The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World, journalist Tom Roston tells the complete history of this incredible restaurant, from its stunning $14-million opening to 9/11 and its tragic end. There are stories of the people behind it, such as Joe Baum, the celebrated restaurateur, who was said to be the only man who could outspend an unlimited budget; the well-tipped waiters; and the cavalcade of famous guests, as well as everyday people celebrating the key moments in their lives. Roston also charts the changes in American food, from baroque and theatrical to locally sourced and organic. Built on nearly 150 original interviews, The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World is the story of New York City’s restaurant culture and the quintessential American drive to succeed.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Tom Roston
Publisher: Abrams
Release: 2019-09-10
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781683356936

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Photographs and text depict New York City before, during, and after the building of the World Trade Center; the complex's role in the movies; its destruction on September 11, 2001; the aftermath; and plans for the site.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Peter Skinner
Publisher: White Star Editions
Release: 2011
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 885440585X

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Author: Firefighters Fund Org
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release: 2011
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781105069512

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “This is history at its most immediate and moving…A marvelous and memorable book.” —Jon Meacham “Remarkable…A priceless civic gift…On page after page, a reader will encounter words that startle, or make him angry, or heartbroken.” —The Wall Street Journal “Visceral...I repeatedly cried…This book captures the emotions and unspooling horror of the day.” —NPR “Had me turning each page with my heart in my throat…There’s been a lot written about 9/11, but nothing like this. I urge you to read it.” —Katie Couric The first comprehensive oral history of September 11, 2001—a panoramic narrative woven from the voices of Americans on the front lines of an unprecedented national trauma. Over the past eighteen years, monumental literature has been published about 9/11, from Lawrence Wright’s The Looming Tower, which traced the rise of al-Qaeda, to The 9/11 Commission Report, the government’s definitive factual retrospective of the attacks. But one perspective has been missing up to this point—a 360-degree account of the day told through the voices of the people who experienced it. Now, in The Only Plane in the Sky, award-winning journalist and bestselling historian Garrett Graff tells the story of the day as it was lived—in the words of those who lived it. Drawing on never-before-published transcripts, recently declassified documents, original interviews, and oral histories from nearly five hundred government officials, first responders, witnesses, survivors, friends, and family members, Graff paints the most vivid and human portrait of the September 11 attacks yet. Beginning in the predawn hours of airports in the Northeast, we meet the ticket agents who unknowingly usher terrorists onto their flights, and the flight attendants inside the hijacked planes. In New York City, first responders confront a scene of unimaginable horror at the Twin Towers. From a secret bunker underneath the White House, officials watch for incoming planes on radar. Aboard the small number of unarmed fighter jets in the air, pilots make a pact to fly into a hijacked airliner if necessary to bring it down. In the skies above Pennsylvania, civilians aboard United Flight 93 make the ultimate sacrifice in their place. Then, as the day moves forward and flights are grounded nationwide, Air Force One circles the country alone, its passengers isolated and afraid. More than simply a collection of eyewitness testimonies, The Only Plane in the Sky is the historic narrative of how ordinary people grappled with extraordinary events in real time: the father and son working in the North Tower, caught on different ends of the impact zone; the firefighter searching for his wife who works at the World Trade Center; the operator of in-flight telephone calls who promises to share a passenger’s last words with his family; the beloved FDNY chaplain who bravely performs last rites for the dying, losing his own life when the Towers collapse; and the generals at the Pentagon who break down and weep when they are barred from rushing into the burning building to try to rescue their colleagues. At once a powerful tribute to the courage of everyday Americans and an essential addition to the literature of 9/11, The Only Plane in the Sky weaves together the unforgettable personal experiences of the men and women who found themselves caught at the center of an unprecedented human drama. The result is a unique, profound, and searing exploration of humanity on a day that changed the course of history, and all of our lives.

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Genre: History
Author: Garrett M. Graff
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2019-09-10
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781501182228

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At 8.46 am on September 11, 2001, 14,000 people were inside the Twin Towers in New York - reading emails, making calls, eating croissants... over the next 102 minutes each would become part of the most infamous and deadly terrorist attack in history, one truly witnessed only by the people who lived through it - until now.Of the millions of words written about that unforgettable day when Al Qaeda attacked the western world, most have been from outsiders. New York Timesreporters Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn have taken the more revealing approach - using real-life testimonies to report solely from the perspective of those inside the towers. 102 Minutesis the epic account of ordinary men and women whose lives were changed forever in this kamikaze act of terrorism. This unique book about unique people, includes incredible stories of bravery, courage and overcoming unbelievable odds. Immortalised in this non-fiction masterpiece are the construction manager and his colleagues who pried open the doors and saved dozens of people in the north tower; the police officer who was a few blocks away, filing his retirement papers, but grabbed his badge and sprinted to the buildings; the window washer stuck in a lift fifty floors up who used a squeegee to escape; and the secretaries who led an elderly man down eighty-nine flights of stairs.Chance encounters, moments of grace, a shout across an office shaped these minutes, marking the border between fear and solace, staking the boundary between life and death. Crossing a bridge of voices to go inside the infernos, seeing cataclysm and herosim one person at a time, Dwyer and Flynn tell the affecting, authoritative saga of the men and women - the 12,000 who escaped and the 2,749 who perished at Ground Zero on September 11th 2001 - as they made 102 minutes count as never before.

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Genre: Buildings
Author: Jim Dwyer
Publisher: Random House
Release: 2005
File: 322 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780099492566

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Jack Smith is a Merseyside Police officer with an extraordinary talent, he sees the dead; not something he likes to go around telling people. Jack keeps experiencing a meeting with a young girl and her mother in the South Tower of the World Trade Centre on the day of the 9/11 attack. The problem is, it been two and a half years since the towers fell. Jack knows that only a visit to New York will help him resolve what happened to the little girl and her mother. Did they die in the attack or was there something else going on at the same time?

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Henry Bennett
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
Release: 2015-04-05
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781326238483

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