9/11/2001. Attack on New York City by Wilborn R. Hampton

By Wilborn R. Hampton

A blind guy and his puppy suffering to flee from the burning North Tower, an organization of firefighters risking their lives, a normal citizen grew to become rescue employee — every body continued a private nightmare, and every includes a separate reminiscence. via interviews and debts of survivors, heroes, and terrorists, in addition to his personal tale, professional reporter Wilborn Hampton creates an intimate portrait of existence and loss, and provides a deeper realizing of that tragic day.

Show description

Read Online or Download 9/11/2001. Attack on New York City PDF

Similar urban books

Housing, social policy and difference: Disability, ethnicity, gender and housing

Problems with 'difference' are at the time table correct around the social sciences, and are encountered day-by-day through practitioners in coverage fields. A primary query is how the welfare country and its associations reply to impairment, ethnicity and gender. This ebook offers a useful evaluate of key concerns set within the context of housing.

Bombay Stories

A set of vintage, but shockingly modern, brief tales set within the shiny global of mid-century Bombay, from considered one of India’s maximum writers.

Arriving in Nineteen Thirties Bombay, Saadat Hasan Manto stumbled on a urban like no different. A city for all, and an exciting hub of license and liberty, bursting with either artistic power and helpless despondency.

A journalist, screenwriter, and editor, Manto is better often called a grasp of the fast tale, and Bombay used to be his lifelong muse. Vividly bringing to lifestyles the city’s seedy underbelly—the prostitutes, pimps, and gangsters that crammed its streets—as good because the aspiring writers and actors who arrived searching for status, listed here are all of Manto’s Bombay-based tales, jointly in English for the first actual time.

By turns funny and fantastical, Manto’s stories are the provocative and unflinching lives of these forgotten via humanity.

Gebrauchsanweisung fur London

Viele Städte haben ihren ganz besonderen Reiz. London aber hat alles und von allem im Überfluss: Bewohner, die die Höflichkeit zum höchsten intestine erhoben haben. Parks, die größer sind als deutsche Kleinstädte und schöner als Hugh furnish. So viel Energie. So wenig Regen. Den Premierminister Tony Blair, der in seiner Freizeit das Hemd aus der Hose und diese ohne Gürtel trägt.

Design and Anthropology

Layout and Anthropology demanding situations traditional considering concerning the nature of layout and creativity, in a manner that recognizes the improvisatory talents and perceptual acuity of individuals. Combining theoretical investigations and documentation of perform dependent experiments, it addresses methodological questions in regards to the re-conceptualisation of the relation among layout and use from either theoretical and practice-based positions.

Extra info for 9/11/2001. Attack on New York City

Sample text

September 11 was such a beautiful day, Omar and Salty took the Number 6 subway downtown from Grand Central and walked across lower Manhattan to the Trade Center. In the plaza in front was a fountain. It was a landmark to Omar, and he and Salty often stopped to listen to the gurgling water and the chirping birds that were always splashing around it. But that morning, the fountain was turned off, and he went straight up to his office on the 71st floor of the North Tower. , Omar, who was a senior computer systems designer at the Port Authority, finished making some final changes on a presentation he had to give that morning.

Tim joked with her about being Italian. The stretcher didn’t really work. They made it down a couple more floors, but Tim kept rolling off the side of the dolly. He was simply too big and heavy to be held steady on it, and the firefighters couldn’t balance him. One suggested they find a chair in an office, or a small desk, and went off to look for one. It was at about the 21st floor that Bob noticed a marked increase in tension in the firefighters who were helping them with Tim. Suddenly, a lot seemed to be happening.

Coffee and the newspaper. The dining area in our apartment in an old brownstone house in Greenwich Village is situated under a skylight, and it was awash in glorious sunshine that morning. I was sitting at the dining table, reading the paper and sipping a mug of coffee. My wife, LuAnn Walther, had already left for her job as an editor at a publishing house. M. The sound was unmistakably that of an airplane. It is not a sound one often hears in Greenwich Village. Occasionally a helicopter might fly over, but this was different.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.12 of 5 – based on 19 votes