Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Fall and Rise The Story of Years in the making this spellbinding heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting narrative is an unforgettable portrait of This is a book like no other Masterfully weaving together multiple s

  • Title: Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11
  • Author: Mitchell Zuckoff
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  • Page: 304
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 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 is a mesmerizing, minute by minute account of that terrible day.In the days 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 is a mesmerizing, minute by minute account of that terrible day.In the days and months after 9 11, Mitchell Zuckoff, then a reporter for the Boston Globe, wrote about the attacks, the victims, and their families After additional years of meticulous reporting, Zuckoff has filled Fall and Rise with voices of the lost and the saved The result is an utterly gripping book filled with intimate stories of people most affected by the events of that sunny Tuesday in September an out of work actor stuck in an elevator in the North Tower of the World Trade Center the heroes aboard Flight 93 deciding to take action a veteran trapped in the inferno in the Pentagon the fire chief among the first on the scene in sleepy Shanksville a team of firefighters racing to save an injured woman and themselves and the men, women, and children flying across the country who suddenly faced terrorists bent on murder Fall and Rise will open new avenues of understanding for everyone who thinks they know the story of 9 11, bringing to life and in some cases, bringing back to life the extraordinary ordinary people who

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    • Mitchell Zuckoff

      Mitchell Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University He is the author of Lost in Shangri La A True Story of Survival, Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II His previous books are Robert Altman The Oral Biography, one of s Best Books of 2009 Ponzi s Scheme The True Story of a Financial Legend, a New York Times Editors Choice book and Ch Mitchell Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University He is the author of Lost in Shangri La A True Story of Survival, Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II His previous books are Robert Altman The Oral Biography, one of s Best Books of 2009 Ponzi s Scheme The True Story of a Financial Legend, a New York Times Editors Choice book and Choosing Naia A Family s Journey, which received the Christopher Award and was named a Massachusetts Honor Book He is co author of Judgment Ridge The True Story Behind the Dartmouth Murders, which was a finalist for the Edgar Award.Zuckoff s magazine work has appeared in The New Yorker, Fortune, and other national and regional publications He is a former special projects reporter for The Boston Globe, where he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for investigative reporting He received the Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Livingston Award for International Reporting, the Heywood Broun Award, and the Associated Press Managing Editors Public Service Award, among other national honors He lives outside Boston

    315 thoughts on “Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

    • Torn open, aflame, weakening from within, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center spewed paper like blood from an arterial wound Legal documents and employee reviews Pay stubs, birthday cards, takeout menus Timesheets and blueprints, photographs and calendars, crayon drawings and love notes Some in full, some in tatters, some in flames A single scrap from the South Tower, tossed like a bottled message from a sinking ship, captured the day s horror In a scrawled hand, next to a bloody fi Torn o [...]


    • This is a difficult read, but a detailed and comprehensive account of the events of that day Indeed, author Mitchell Zuckoff, is clear that his book concentrates mainly on the events of the day itself, although this obviously does involve some background information I have read other books about 9 11 and one of the most moving was, 102 Minutes, but Zuckoff covers the entire day in this volume giving far details about the plane hi jackings than I have read before, as well as events at t This is a [...]


    • This is the story of everyone being overwhelmed, there was no coping with it at all, massive attacks on massive buildings, nothing remotely like it before or since And the reader can get overwhelmed too The story of the day is so dramatic, so relentlessly riveting, even now, after its million retellings Mr Zuckoff decided to tell it in a way he believes humanizes the awfulness I could see why he would do it this way I hate to criticize this book WHAT THIS BOOK IS NOTThis book is not in the This [...]


    • Amazingly well done book every American should read Even after so many years, after having read countless books and stories about that day, there are accounts in this book that I had never read, never heard about, that made me need to stop, to think, to mourn, and to pray This is one of the best books on 9 11 One of the best books I ve read, period Mitchell Zuckoff works words like clay, but doesn t leave his mark on them what s left behind is moving, powerful prose that puts you into the Amazin [...]


    • This is a powerful, comprehensive account of the horrific terrorist attack on that fateful day almost 19 years ago This may be the definitive, historical portrayal of the events of September 11, 2001 Those of us who were devastated and saddened by what they witnessed on live TV, will get a deeper understanding of events which will remain always seared into our minds Those who were too young to comprehend or not yet born at the time should find this a book of historical importance Years of me Thi [...]


    • The reader will NEVER forget after finishing this gripping account of the day that changed America forever I was working at home that morning, switched to AOL for news and saw the North Tower in flames Turned on TV, watched both towers fall, and stayed there essentially til I flew to the shelter of Colorado s mountains that weekend The Pearl Harbor of my generation is captured with a journalist s immediacy through backstory, immersive you are there narrative, and sobering aftermathNEMATIC The re [...]


    • The attacks of September 11, 2001 are one of those events that people never forget the details It s one of those seminal moments in our lives we never forget where we were, what we were doing MSNBC replays their broadcast moment by moment on the succeeding years Or, at least they did til last year I certainly hope they go back to broadcasting it this year and going forward The fascinating thing about watching the rebroadcast is that you can tell how scaredand professional, the news pe The attack [...]


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