The Eleventh Day

The Eleventh Day

The Full Story of 9/11

Book - 2012
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FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
For most living Americans, September 11, 2001, is the darkest date in the nation's history. But what exactly happened on 9/11? Could it have been prevented? And what remains unresolved? Here is the first panoramic, authoritative account of that tragic day--from the first brutal actions of the hijackers to our government's flawed response; from the untruths told afterward by U.S. officials to the "elephant in the room" of the 9/11 Commission's report--the clues that point to foreign involvement. New York Times bestselling authors Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan write with access to thousands of recently released official documents, raw transcripts, fresh interviews, and the perspective that can come only from a decade of research and evaluation. Riveting, revelatory, and thoroughly sourced, The Eleventh Day is updated for this edition--with new reporting on a development that the former cochairman of Congress's 9/11 probe calls the most important in years.
 
This is the essential one-volume work, required reading for us all.
 
"Essential."-- The Wall Street Journal
 
"Meticulous, comprehensive . . . an extraordinary synthesis."--John Farmer, 9/11 Commission senior counsel
 
"This wide-angle look . . . examines the personalities behind the terror plot, U.S. intelligence blunders, the toxic environmental impact on first responders, the march to war, [and] gray areas in the 9/11 Commission Report."-- The Washington Post
 
"The best available general account of 9/11--soberly written, judiciously weighed, meticulously sourced."-- The Sunday Times
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2012, c2011
Edition: Ballantine Books trade pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9780812978094
0812978099
Branch Call Number: 973.931 Sum 3558
Characteristics: xviii, 612 p. :,ill
Additional Contributors: Swan, Robbyn

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Nov 28, 2015

Where were you on 9/11? This is a great read on the events, the coverups the blunders that we are all still and forever feeling the consequences.

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