FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE For most living Americans, September 11, 2001, is the darkest date in the nationas 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 dayafrom the first brutal actions of the hijackers to our governmentas flawed response; from the untruths told afterward by U.S. officials to the aelephant in the rooma of the 9/11 Commissionas reportathe 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 editionawith new reporting on a development that the former cochairman of Congressas 9/11 probe calls the most important in years. This is the essential one-volume work, required reading for us all. aEssential.aaThe Wall Street Journal aMeticulous, comprehensive . . . an extraordinary synthesis.aaJohn Farmer, 9/11 Commission senior counsel aThis 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.aaThe Washington Post aThe best available general account of 9/11asoberly written, judiciously weighed, meticulously sourced.aaThe Sunday TimesZacariar Mans:/mui, 3/1/06. drove Portland/Comfort Inn/ATM/Walmart/Pizza Hut/ phone calls: Wa#39;hat Atta bought at the ... rituaVaspiritual manualaquot;: FBI report, aThe 11 September Hijacker Cell Model, aquot; Feb. ... at locations used by the terrorists involved in the bombings of the US. embassy in Kenya in 1998 and of the USS Cole inanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Eleventh Day|
|Author||:||Anthony Summers, Robbyn Swan|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2011-07-19|