What Were the Twin Towers

Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the World Trade Center—and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers—from their ambitious construction to their tragic end.

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  • Author : Jim O'Connor
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 112 pages
  • ISBN : 0451532775
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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What Were the Twin Towers?

What Were the Twin Towers?
  • Author : Jim O'Connor,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 10 May 2016
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Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the World Trade Center—and the buildings were seen as the economic

What Were the Twin Towers?

What Were the Twin Towers?
  • Author : Jim O'Connor,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 25 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKWhat Were the Twin Towers?

Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the

Twin Towers Remembered

Twin Towers Remembered
  • Author : Camilo J. Vergara
  • Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release : 01 December 2001
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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.

The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World

The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World
  • Author : Tom Roston
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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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

Who They Were

Who They Were
  • Author : Robert C. Shaler
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 28 October 2005
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In Who They Were, Dr. Robert C. Shaler, the man who directed the largest and most groundbreaking forensic DNA investigation in U.S. history, tells with poignant clarity and refreshing honesty the story behind the relentless effort to identify the 2,749 victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center. No part of the investigation into the 9/11 attacks has taken as long or been less discussed than the daunting task of identifying the victims -- and the hijackers -- from the

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center
  • Author : Judith Dupré
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 26 April 2016
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The behind-the-scenes story of the most extraordinary building in the world, from the bestselling author of Skyscrapers In this groundbreaking history, bestselling author Judith Dupré chronicles the most astonishing architectural project in memory: One World Trade Center. The new World Trade Center represents one of the most complex collaborations in human history. Nearly every state in the nation, a dozen countries around the world, and more than 25,000 workers helped raise the tower, which consumed ninety million pounds of steel, one

The Only Plane in the Sky

The Only Plane in the Sky
  • Author : Garrett M. Graff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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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,

City in the Sky

City in the Sky
  • Author : James Glanz,Eric Lipton
  • Publisher : Times Books
  • Release : 21 January 2014
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The definitive biography of the iconic skyscrapers and the ambitions that shaped them--from their dizzying rise to their unforgettable fall More than a year after the nation began mourning the lives lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center, it became clear that something else was being mourned: the towers themselves. They were the biggest and brashest icons that New York, and possibly America, has ever produced--magnificent giants that became intimately familiar around the globe. Their builders were possessed

Debunking 9/11 Myths

Debunking 9/11 Myths
  • Author : David Dunbar,Brad Reagan
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release : 25 February 2021
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Analyzes and refutes twenty of the most predominant theories involving the United States government's role in perpetrating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disaster

9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disaster
  • Author : Thomas Stubblefield
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 17 December 2014
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The day the towers fell, indelible images of plummeting rubble, fire, and falling bodies were imprinted in the memories of people around the world. Images that were caught in the media loop after the disaster and coverage of the attack, its aftermath, and the wars that followed reflected a pervasive tendency to treat these tragic events as spectacle. Though the collapse of the World Trade Center was "the most photographed disaster in history," it failed to yield a single noteworthy

American Ground

American Ground
  • Author : William Langewiesche
  • Publisher : North Point Press
  • Release : 20 July 2010
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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,

102 Minutes

102 Minutes
  • Author : Jim Dwyer,Kevin Flynn
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 25 February 2021
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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

Who Owns the Dead?

Who Owns the Dead?
  • Author : Jay D. Aronson
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 06 September 2016
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After the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, Chief Medical Examiner Charles Hirsch proclaimed that his staff would do more than confirm the victims’ identity. They would attempt to return to families every human body part larger than a thumbnail. As Jay D. Aronson shows, delivering on that promise proved to be a monumentally difficult task.