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From memory to memorial : Shanksville, America, and Flight 93

Author: J William Thompson
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores the aftermath of 9/11 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Describes how the local community remembered the event and how it was affected by national media attention. Follows the creation of the national memorial built at the site to honor those aboard Flight 93"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J William Thompson
ISBN: 9780271076997 0271076992
OCLC Number: 1010693311
Notes: "A Keystone book."
Awards: Nominated for John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize 2017
Description: xv, 181 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The day the sky fell down --
It takes a village --
This harvest of sorrow --
If memories could heal --
In search of the "one brilliant idea" --
The many faces of memory --
Memorial, interrupted --
The Shanksville redemption.
Responsibility: J. William Thompson.

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