102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers. Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn

102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers. Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn

Jim Dwyer


At 8.46 am on September eleven, 2001, 14,000 humans have been contained in the dual Towers in ny - examining emails, making calls, consuming croissants...over the following 102 mins every one could turn into a part of the main notorious and lethal terrorist assault in heritage, one actually witnessed purely via the folk who lived via it - formerly. Of the thousands of phrases written approximately that unforgettable day whilst Al Qaeda attacked the western international, so much were from outsiders. ny instances newshounds Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn have taken the extra revealing procedure - utilizing real-life tales to document completely from the viewpoint of these contained in the towers. 102 mins is the epic account of standard women and men whose lives have been replaced eternally during this kamikaze act of terrorism. This specified e-book approximately exact humans, comprises wonderful tales of bravery, braveness and overcoming incredible odds. Immortalised during this non-fiction masterpiece are the development supervisor and his colleagues who pried open the doorways and stored dozens of individuals within the north tower; the police officer who was once a number of blocks away, submitting his retirement papers, yet grabbed his badge and sprinted to the constructions; the window washing machine caught in a boost fifty flooring up who used a squeegee to flee; and the secretaries who led an aged guy down eighty-nine flights of stairs. probability encounters, moments of grace, a shout throughout an workplace formed those mins, marking the border among worry and solace, staking the boundary among lifestyles and demise. Crossing a bridge of voices to head contained in the infernos, seeing cataclysm and herosim one individual at a time, Dwyer and Flynn inform the affecting, authoritative saga of the lads and girls - the 12,000 who escaped and the 2,749 who perished at floor 0 on September eleventh 2001 - as they made 102 mins count number as by no means prior to.

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