Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center
New American Library, 2002 - Всего страниц: 300
This is a unique history that covers the complete life of the Twin Towers: the sky-high hopes during their planning and construction, the years during which they stood at the pinnacle of the Manhattan skyline, their symbolic meaning to the city, the nation, and the world-and, in a new chapter written for this edition, their heartbreaking demise on September 11, 2001.
The New York Times bestseller -now with photographs and a new updated chapter.
"Well-researched...gives us a sense of the historical richness and complexity of what we have lost." (New York Times)
"Brilliant." (Larry King )
"[A] thread to grasp as we unravel the meaning of the World Trade Center in history, and in myth." (Boston Herald)
"An absorbing account incorporating personal interviews and observation, exuding enthusiasm and empathy." (Library Journal )
"Offers a fascinating section on the engineering challenges faced by [architect] Yamasaki and the Port Authority project managers." (The Wall Street Journal)
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A story about the World Trade Center its inception to completion. A book that prior to 9/11 was probably little known or read. This book is a short history of the towers. Читать весь отзыв
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Among the most widely recognized of human-made structures, New York City's World Trade Center is both beloved for its photogenic skyline presence and vilified for symbolizing bloated bureaucracy and ... Читать весь отзыв
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