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Strong of heart : life and death in the Fire Department of New York

Author: Thomas Von Essen; Matt Murray
Publisher: New York : Regan Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New York City's thirtieth Fire Commissioner shares his personal experiences during and after the September 11 attacks, from his work beside the mayor and police commissioner to his remembrance of lost colleagues and friends.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biografía
Named Person: Thomas Von Essen; Thomas Von Essen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Von Essen; Matt Murray
ISBN: 006050949X 9780060509491
OCLC Number: 50144003
Notes: "An imprint of Harper Collins Publishers."
Description: xv, 288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Sunday, January 6, 2002 --
This is War --
Can You Talk About the Loss? --
Is That a Cloud? --
These Buildings Can Collapse --
The Whole Tower Came Down --
From Box Cutters to All This --
This Is the Taste of Death --
Could Anyone Really Be Alive in There? --
Will Determination Be Enough? --
A Firefighter at Heart --
To the Firehouse Door --
The Source of the Fire --
La Casa del Elefante --
The Union Politics Were a Killer --
A Gamble Pays Off --
The City's Thirtieth Fire Commissioner --
Saints and Sinners --
The Atlantic Avenue Fire --
Don't You Give Up --
It's Either Outstanding or Unacceptable --
The Father's Day Fire --
Be Not Afraid --
September 12 --
A Lift from the President --
This Isn't Your Fault --
At All Ranks, We Are Vulnerable --
Recovery Efforts --
Emotions Are Very, Very High --
Don't Say It ... They Aren't Ready --
You Can Always Be Called --
A Silent and Solemn Good-bye: The Site, May 30, 2002.
Responsibility: Thomas Von Essen with Matt Murray.
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New York City's thirtieth Fire Commissioner shares his personal experiences during and after the September 11 attacks, from his work beside the mayor and police commissioner to his remembrance of lost colleagues and friends.

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