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Angel patriots : the crash of United Flight 93 and the myth of America

Author: Alexander Riley
Publisher: New York (N.Y.) : New York University Press. C 2015
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Riley
ISBN: 9781479870479 1479870471 9781479868452 1479868450
OCLC Number: 990176514
Description: 1 v. (VIII-317 p.) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Flight 93 and 9/11: American mythology in the making --
Death, horror, and culture: making sense of the senseless in memorials --
The sacralization of Shanksville: the emergence of the temporary memorial site --
Flag bodies: commemoration in the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel --
The permanent memorial: symbolic work and conflict in the "bowl of embrace" --
The cultural narratives of the books on Flight 93 --
The cultural narratives of the films on Flight 93 --
Myth in practice: visitors at the temporary memorial site --
What flight 93 tells us about America
Responsibility: Alexander T. Riley.

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