Publish date: August 2006
Pages no: 368
Edition language: Deutsch
, Non Fiction
, American History
, True Story
I read this book to rekindle my flagging support for our war in Afghanistan (a result of reading War, which tells the story of so many brave men in an impossible area). What better way to refuel my rage than to read about the 102 minutes of terror that emanated from the terrorist refuge in Kandahar....
very intense, informative and something I read in 4 days however I need to be in a clear frame of mind to read it again. Such personal stories to swallow...
Stories of what happened inside the two towers from the time the first was hit till the last collapsed. I have to admit I wasn't too impressed by this one. It was a lot less interesting than I had expected it to be. First of all the author was really good at going on LONG tangents - some a lot less ...
This covers the 102 minutes from the initial impact at World Trade Center #1, the North Tower, to its collapse 102 minutes later. The focus is on survivors, how people managed. There is also much information here of relevance, particularly about how the city construction code was subverted to allow ...