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American Ground

American Ground

Unbuilding the World Trade Center

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Open LibraryOL11637088M
ISBN 101402571895
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American ground is his story about what happened in the months after the terrible attack on the towers. The book is constructed as series of short stories all linked together to show the big picture.

The focus in the book is on the actual unbuilding, the deconstruction of the "pile of rubble" that was left after two planes crashed in the WTC/5(59). I read American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center by William Langewiesche.

The book is about 9/It goes into great detail about the collapse of the towers and the destruction of that day. It covers the response of the New York emergency crews and their desperate search for author gives us his own account of this time /5.

American Ground is a tour of this intense, ephemeral world and those who improvised the recovery effort day by day, and in the process reinvented themselves, discovering unknown strengths and weaknesses. In all of its aspects--emotionalism, impulsiveness, opportunism, territoriality, resourcefulness, and fundamental, cacophonous democracy.

Excerpts From ‘American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center’ Part One: The Inner World After nine months of unrivaled access to the disaster site, our correspondent tells the inside.

Langewiesche had unrestricted access to Manhattan's Ground Zero during the post-September 11 cleanup, and his triptych of articles (originally published in the Atlantic. The above ground nuclear testing was "the most prodigiously reckless program of scientific experimentation in United States history," Keith Schneider notes in his foreword to the book.

Many of its fallout clouds floated across the American West and eastward with radiation levels comparable to those released at by:   American Ground is a tour of this intense, ephemeral world and those who improvised the recovery effort day by day, and in the process reinvented themselves, discovering unknown strengths and weaknesses.

In all of its aspects--emotionalism, impulsiveness, opportunism, territoriality, resourcefulness, and fundamental, cacophonous democracy /5(19). ''American Ground'' originated as a three-part series in The Atlantic Monthly, though ''originate'' implies distance -- the last third of the book appears in The Atlantic's October issue.

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Winner of the J. Ragsdale Book Award from the Arkansas. Documentarian and photographer Carole Gallagher, describes the long-term effects of nuclear weapons testing in the American southwest. Gallagher has been working on book projects concerning the environmental destructiveness of war in the Persian Gulf (), another on nuclear testing in the West, and monographs on similar issues connecting health with environmental pollution.

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Search. Charles Murray is W. H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. A prominent political scientist and author, he first came to national attention in with the publication of Losing Ground, which served as the intellectual foundation for the Welfare Reform Act of He is the author of several other books, including the New York Times bestseller The Bell Curve, Coming Apart Brand: Basic Books.

A blurb on [book: Common Ground]’s cover by Studs Terkel, that master of ground-level history, says that it tells a truth about “all large American cities.” That is very true, but like most any attempt to describe [book: Common Ground], this vastly understates the scope of its accomplishment.