American Ground

Unbuilding the World Trade Center
Product Number: EB00102764
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429954587
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Description

Selected as one of the best books of 2002 by The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Sun-Times Within days after September 11, 2001, William Langewiesche had secured unique, unrestricted, round-the-clock access to the World Trade Center site. American Ground is a tour of this intense, ephemeral world and those who improvised the recovery effort day by day, and in the process reinvented themselves, discovering unknown strengths and weaknesses. In all of its aspects--emotionalism, impulsiveness, opportunism, territoriality, resourcefulness, and fundamental, cacophonous democracy--Langewiesche reveals the unbuilding to be uniquely American and oddly inspiring, a portrait of resilience and ingenuity in the face of disaster.

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Original Publish Date: Jul 20, 2010

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Narrator(s): Richard Davidson
Product Number C2433
Released: Aug 24, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402571893
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Narrator(s): Richard Davidson
Product Number Z0530
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449886271

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