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Firehouse

Firehouse( )
Author: Halberstam, David
Introduction by: Leary, Denis
ISBN:978-0-7868-8851-1
Publication Date:May 2003
Publisher:Hyperion Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Now in paperback, this New York Times best-seller,by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and,best-selling author David Halberstam offers an,intimate portrait of Engine 40 Ladder 35 on the,Upper West Side of New York City, which lost,twelve men in the World Trade Center attack. In,the tradition of John Hersey's Hiroshima,Halberstam tells a story about the individuals,themselves, as well as the effect this cataclysmic,event has had on the victims' families, their,surviving colleagues and...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 21St Century
Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Science / Politics & Government
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.497 Pounds
Author Biography
Halberstam, David (Author)
David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean.

Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.

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