Reclaiming the Sky: 9/11 and the Untold Story of the Men and Women Who Kept America Flying Hardback
by Tom Murphy
As the world approaches the fifth anniversary of September 11, the stories of the heroes and casualties among the dedicated air travel workers remain largely untold, until nowReclaiming the Sky honours not only those workers who died doing their jobs, but also the ones that soldiered through on that day and in the aftermath, tirelessly piecing back together the fragments of a shattered industry and indeed a critical social and economic force while putting aside their own fears and grief.Key featuresA 9/11 perspective never heard before, on sale to coincide with the fifth anniversaryContains powerful, never-before-shared anecdotes about that day, including: the story of the gate agent who had a hunch about who the terrorists were and was right; the husband-and-wife flight attendants on Flight 77; the manager who made the decision to shut down Newark airport and was almost arrested by the FBI; and many moreThe author, as an aviation industry trainer, will promote his book directly to airline and airport employees, a guaranteed market for this bookThe book will tie in with the website www.reclaimingthesky.com.
I-village has offered free access to their message board system and software to create a virtual community centre for the site.
Its goal will be to help people communicate about 9/11 and other loss.
The site also includes a wellness survey, `Why I Fly' anecdotes, information on aviation charities, and much more
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Amacom
- Publication Date: 01/09/2006
- Category: History of the Americas
- ISBN: 9780814409091
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