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Fall and rise : the story of 9/11

by Zuckoff, Mitchell (Author)

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Years in the making, this spellbinding, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting narrative is an unforgettable portrait of 9/11. This is a 9/11 book like no other. Masterfully weaving together multiple strands of the events in New York, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Fall and Rise... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Maps
  • Introduction: "The darkness of ignorance"
  • Prologue: "A clear declaration of war"
  • Part I: Fall from the sky. "Quiet's a good thing" ; "He's NORDO" ; "A beautiful day to fly" ; "I think we're being hijacked" ; "Don't worry, Dad" ; "The start of World War III" ; "Beware any cockpit intrusion" ; "America is under attack" ; "Make him brave" ; "Let's roll
  • Part II: Fall to the ground. "We need you" ; "How lucky am I?" ; "God save me!" ; "We'll be brothers for life" ; "They're trying to kill us, boys" ; "They done blowed up the Pentagon" ; "I think those buildings are going down" ; "To run, where the brave dare not go" ; "Remember this name" ; "This is your plane crash" ; "Mayday, mayday, mayday!"
  • Part III: Rise from the ashes. "Your sister and niece will never be lonely"
  • Appendix 1: The fallen
  • Appendix 2: Timeline of key events on September 11, 2001.
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