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Firehouse

Firehouse( )
Author: Halberstam, David
ISBN:978-1-4013-0005-0
Publication Date:May 2002
Publisher:Hyperion Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

One of America's most distinguished reporters and historians offers the deeply moving personal story of Engine 40, Ladder 35 -- located on the West Side of Manhattan near Lincoln Center -- and the absolute sacrifice its firefighters made on September 11, 2001. On the morning of September 11, 2001, two rigs carrying thirteen men set out from this firehouse: twelve of them would never return. Firehouse takes us to the epicenter of the...
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Book Details
Pages:201
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / 21St Century
Biography & Autobiography / Fire & Emergency Services
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.625 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.745 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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