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Crossing the Rubicon: September 11 and the Decline of American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil
Michael C. Ruppert
0865715408
September 2004
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The attacks of September 11, 2001, were accomplished through an amazing orchestration of logistics and personnel. Crossing the Rubicon discovers and identifies key suspects-finding some of them in the highest echelons of American government-by showing how they acted in concert to guarantee that the attacks produced the desired result.

Crossing the Rubicon is unique not only for its case-breaking examination of 9/11, but for the breadth and depth of its world picture-an interdisciplinary analysis of petroleum, geopolitics, narcotraffic, intelligence and militarism-without which 9/11 cannot be understood.

The US manufacturing sector has been mostly replaced by speculation on financial data whose underlying economic reality is a dark secret. Hundreds of billions of dollars in laundered drug money...



Holy Terrors
Bruce Lincoln
0226481956
Oct 2003
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It is tempting to view the perpetrators of the September 11 terrorist attacks as evil incarnate. But their motives, as Bruce Lincoln reveals in this insightful offering, were profoundly and intensely religious. What we need now, he argues, is greater clarity about what we take religion to be. With great rigor and incisiveness, Holy Terrors sorts through the details and the religious rhetoric of September 11--in the highjackers' instructions, George W. Bush's national address, Osama bin Laden's videotaped reply, and Pat Robertson's notorious interview with Jerry Falwell-and examines their implications for our understanding of religion and its interrelationships with politics and culture.


One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001
Rudolph W. Giuliani (Introduction)
0316525405
November 2001
Hardcover
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From Booklist
New York mayor Guiliani introduces the book the editors of Life magazine have assembled as a tribute to the fallen and the survivors. Their book offers an array of very moving photographs, particularly a sequence taken by an evacuee on his long way down and out of one of the towers. The text relates the personal and poignant stories of survivors, family members of those who were lost, and rescue workers. Brad Hooper
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved

The Chicago Tribune
"...the Life book stands out as the best of the bunch--which is no surprise..."

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An Autumn of War
Victor Davis Hanson
1400031133
Aug 2002
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From Publishers Weekly
"Why do they hate us?" is the wrong question to ask after September 11, writes Hanson; war and tragedy are to be expected, as the ancients knew. Hanson's classicism informs this collection of essays that appeared mostly on National Review Online, presented here chronologically, from September (when, he argues, "we had no choice but to counterattack long and hard") through December 2001, when he considers the implications of that counterattack. Liberals beware: Hanson has no patience for these who believe the condition of the world can be ameliorated. (On sale Aug. 13) Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From Booklist
Hanson, classics professor at California State University at Fresno, writes a biweekly column for National Review Online. The...


With Their Eyes: September 11th -- The View from a High School at Ground Zero
Annie Thoms
0060517182
August 2002
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From Publishers Weekly
Thoms, an English teacher at Stuyvesant High School, located four blocks from the site of the World Trade Center, spearheaded a school production last February based on 10 students' recorded interviews (with classmates, faculty and staff members). The students converted the transcripts into "poem-monologues," which they presented and the text of which appears here. In Thoms's introduction, she notes that the goal was "to capture the ways individual people express themselves in speech," and, indeed, the collective impression is one of a group therapy session that may well provide some healing for teen readers still struggling with the event's aftermath. Many of the monologues (at times laced with "um" and "like") probably work better in a dramatization; on the page, the narratives at times falter and a few repeat...


Destroying World Order
Francis Anthony Boyle
093286340X
Apr 2004
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What are the imperial dimensions of U.S. policy in the Middle East, past and present? This hard-hitting commentary, well-grounded in fact and law, addresses these questions: * Did the U.S. break international law in the Middle East before September 11th? * ...after September 11th? * How are U.S. actions affecting the UN? *What are the implications for world peace for the American military, American civil liberties and American and international economic well-being? *Should George W. Bush be impeached for lying in leading the nation to war? The author further discusses U.S. assistance to Iraq during the Iran/Iraq war and U.S. conduct of the 1990 Gulf War, and the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq in relation to violations of the laws of neutrality, humanitarian law, the laws of war and the U.S....


9/11 Synthetic Terror: Made in USA

0930852311


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Judy Andreas, Rense.com, March 18, 2006
A bombshell, brilliant book - I strongly recommend 911 Synthetic Terror. Should be required reading for all honest truth seekers. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Andreas von Buelow, Author of The CIA and 9/11.
Can't stop reading; 9/11 Synthetic Terror is brilliantly written. Delivers a devastating judgment. Congratulations! I endorse it wholeheartedly. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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One Tuesday Morning
Karen Kingsbury
0310247527
March 2003
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I’m a firefighter, God, so I know I’ve been in some tough places before. But this . . . this not knowing the people I love . . . this is the hardest thing I can imagine.

The last thing Jake Bryan knew was the roar of the World Trade Center collapsing on top of him and his fellow firefighters. The man in the hospital bed remembers nothing. Not rushing with his teammates up the stairway of the south tower to help trapped victims. Not being blasted from the building. And not the woman sitting by his bedside who says she is his wife.

Jamie Bryan will do anything to help her beloved husband regain his memory, and with it their storybook family life with their small daughter, Sierra. But that means helping Jake rediscover the one thing Jamie has never shared with him: his deep faith in...


The September 11 Photo Project
Michael Feldschuh
0060508663
Apr 2002
Hardcover
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Book Review
Like many people in the wake of the September 11 tragedy, Michael Feldschuh felt helpless and frustrated and wanted to do something. Immensely moved by the impromptu shrines and fragile remembrances all over the city, Feldschuh, an amateur photographer and Wall Street professional, thought of something to do. He quickly initiated the September 11 Photo Project. Within weeks, his idea to create a space for the community to collaboratively, in his words, "bear witness" to the horrific events, was open to the public. A huge donated space in SoHo, mere blocks from the World Trade Center site, served as a gallery. Over the next few months, more than 40,000 people visited the gallery to look, read, participate, and mourn. Thousands of people contributed photographs, text, and collages. This book is a collection of images from this...


War on Freedom: How and Why America was Attacked, September 11th 2001
Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
0930852400
July 2002
Paperback
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Barry Zwicker, Vision TV Insight, Feb. 2002
"The most complete book I know of, summarizing the relevant background and foreground intersecting upon the events of September 11..."

Peter Spengler, Contemporary Studies Review, Feb. 2002
Your excellent report goes deep into what really happened and what the American defense machinery had let happen.

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The September 11 Syndrome
Harriet B. Braiker
007140077X
May 2002
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**A portion of the profits from this book are being donated to 9-11 related charities

Proven methods for how to live fully and panic-free in the face of anxiety and stress

More than just the World Trade Centers were destroyed on September 11. Also lost to us was the sense of security and peace of mind taken for granted by generations of Americans. What once were dismissed as neurotic phobias­­fear of flying, of public transportation, and of crowded places, for example­­are now considered normal reactions to real dangers.

Written by Harriet Braiker, renowned psychologist and author of the New York Times advice bestseller The Disease to Please, The September 11 Syndrome: Anxious Days and Sleepless Nights arms readers with proven techniques for developing...



The Good Life
Jay Mcinerney
0375411402
January 31, 2006
Hardcover
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Book Review
Book Review Exclusive: James Frey Reviews The Good Life

Jay McInerney's Bright Lights, Big City was initially released in 1984. Twenty years later it is still an important book, and it has been an influence on a generation of writers, including me. McInerney's career since has been one of highs (Brightness Falls, The Last of the Savages) and lows (Ransom, The Story of my Life). He became a wine columnist, married and divorced, became a father to a pair of twins. In New York, he has remained a highly visible public figure, regularly seen at book parties and on the gossip page. Outside of New York, many people seem to have forgotten him. Often, when I bring up his later works, people respond with something along the lines of--I didn't know he wrote anything after Bright...


Tower Stories: The Autobiography of September 11, 2001
Damon Dimarco
0974868450
September 2004
Hardcover
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William F. Buckley, Jr.
"This volume defends the understanding, as also the horror, of that day. We are indebted for the effort and acuity."

Tom Kean, Chairman 9/11 Commission
"I hope this book remains in print for a very long time to come, because everyone should read it."

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Byte Wars
Edward Yourdon
0130477257
Mar 2002
Hardcover
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Book Review
Less sensationalistic than its title suggests, Byte Wars: The Impact of September 11 on Information Technology compiles software developer Edward Yourdon's timely concerns about 21st-century IT security. Specifically addressing government officials, corporate executives, IT managers, programmers, and citizens, he identifies risks to safety, privacy, and other fundamental values and provides concrete steps they (that is, we) can take to disarm threats.

Yourdon is well known for having beaten the Y2K drum vigorously, and it would be easy to mistake him for a hysteria-monger. His clarity, confidence, and good humor will quickly allay any doubts in the reader's mind; though some of his ideas have only the most tenuous link to the events of 9/11, they are all well considered and valuable as we move further into an era we don't...



Teaching and Schooling in America
Allan C. Ornstein
0205367119
Nov 2002
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Teaching and Schooling: Prior to and Post-September 11 examines 2,500 years of historical, philosophical, and educational thought, forcing the reader to think and rethink the issues of schooling and society. This book is concerned with life and death, peace and war, good and evil, miseducation and education, achievement and aptitude, and equality and inequality. It begins with the ancient Greeks and Romans and ends with a post-September 11 society, including American, Chinese, Indian, and Arabic cultures. At the level of society, specific topics deal with religion, morality, justice, colonialism, global poverty, the horrors of the 20th century-war, death camps, and racial/ethnic hatred-and now the new century with terrorism and cloning. At the educational level, the focus is on race, gender, class, social...


Holy Terrors
Bruce Lincoln
0226481921
Jan 2002
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Book Description
In the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, it is tempting to regard their perpetrators as evil incarnate. But their motives, as Bruce Lincoln shows in this timely offering, were profoundly and intensely religious. What we need, then, after September 11 is greater clarity about what we take religion to be. With rigor and incisiveness, Holy Terrors examines the implications of September 11 for our understanding of religion and how it interrelates with politics and culture.

Lincoln begins with a gripping dissection of the instruction manual given to each of the hijackers. In their evocation of passages from the Quran, we learn how the terrorists justified acts of destruction and mass murder "in the name of God, the most merciful, the most compassionate." Lincoln then offers a provocative comparison...


Painful Questions: An Analysis of the September 11th Attack
Eric Hufschmid
1931947058
September 2002
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Book Description
This book has the color photos, diagrams, and the analysis to show that the World Trade Center towers and Building 7 were demolished with explosives that were placed in the buildings in preparation for the 9-11 attack. This book is being used by people around the world to support the accusation that the US Government was the primary conspirator in the 9-11 attack. For two examples, David Ray Griffin references it in his book "The New Pearl Harbor", and Andreas von Bulow, a retired German government official, is referencing it in his book published in Germany. If you believe Osama bin Laden attacked us without our government's assistance, why not find the flaws in this book, put these accusations to rest, and help restore America's credibility? If you already believe the attack was conducted by the U.S. government,...


L'America
Martha McPhee
0151011710
April 3, 2006
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
A soft clash of civilizations disrupts romance in this rapturous but socially acute fable of cross-class love. Sojourning in Europe, 18-year-old Beth, raised by her hippie father on a Pennsylvania commune, finds her polar opposite in Cesare, handsome scion of a 500-year-old Italian banking dynasty. For the motherless Beth, Cesare represents the allure of rootedness and gracious traditions. For Cesare, straitjacketed by family, class expectations and a prospective banking career he dreads, Beth represents America's wide-open possibilities, headquartered at her father's egalitarian but entrepreneurial commune, a refuge for dreamers of all stripes seeking to reinvent themselves. Besotted as they are with each other, Beth and Cesare find themselves drawn apart—Cesare back to the comforting confines of his...


Holy Terrors, Second Edition
Bruce Lincoln
0226482030
Apr 2006
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Book Description
It is tempting to regard the perpetrators of the September 11th terrorist attacks as evil incarnate. But their motives, as Bruce Lincoln’s acclaimed Holy Terrors makes clear, were profoundly and intensely religious. Thus what we need after the events of 9/11, Lincoln argues, is greater clarity about what we take religion to be. 

Holy Terrors begins with a gripping dissection of the instruction manual given to each of the 9/11 hijackers. In their evocation of passages from the Quran, we learn how the terrorists justified acts of destruction and mass murder “in the name of God, the most merciful, the most compassionate.” Lincoln then offers a provocative comparison of President Bush’s October 7, 2001 speech announcing U.S. military action in Afghanistan alongside the...


Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001
Christopher Sweet (Editor)
0670031712
August 2002
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Adult/High School-One of the better photographic remembrances of the World Trade Center disaster. None of these color photos have heretofore been published and many depict scenes or were taken from positions that were off-limits to commercial or amateur photographers. Particularly breathtaking are those taken by Dave Fitzpatrick, an off-duty detective who rushed to board a police helicopter that morning and spent the remainder of the day taking thousands of photographs "that became the only aerial views of the devastation and early rescue efforts." The photos are chronologically arranged, beginning minutes after the first plane hit the North Tower, continuing through the succeeding days of search-and-rescue operations, and culminating with the cleanup. Many are full page and there are at least a dozen...


Terrorism and the UN
Thomas G. Weiss
0253216621
Apr 2004
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The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition)
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
0393326713
July 22, 2004
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Book Review
The result of months of intensive investigations and inquiries by a specially appointed bipartisan panel, The 9/11 Commission Report is one of the most important historical documents of the modern era. And while that fact alone makes it worth owning, it is also a chilling and valuable piece of nonfiction: a comprehensive and alarming look at one of the biggest intelligence failures in history and the events that led up to it. The commission traces the roots of al-Qaeda's strategies along with the emergence of the 19 hijackers and how they entered the United States and boarded airplanes. It details the missed opportunities of law enforcement officials to avert disaster. Using transcripts of cockpit voice recordings, the report describes events on board the planes along with the chaotic reaction on the ground from nearly every...


The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11
David R. Griffin
1566565529
March 2004
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From Publishers Weekly
A philosopher at the Claremont School of Theology, Griffin scrutinizes the time line and physical evidence of September 11 for unresolved inconsistencies. Griffin draws heavily on three similarly skeptical examinations, by Nafeez Ahmed, Paul Thompson and Thierry Meyssan, whose The Big Lie was a bestseller in France, and which the New Republic has called "thinâ€"and thinly argued." Based on these sources, Griffin maintains that a full investigation of the events of that tragic day is necessary to answer such questions as whether American Airlines Flight 77 did crash into the Pentagon (though many will find it impossible to doubt this) and how United Airlines Flight 93 was downed. He claims that if standard procedures for scrambling fighter jets had been followed, the hijacked planes should have been...


Return (Redemption Series, 3)
Karen Kingsbury, Gary Smalley
0842382895
October 2003
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From AudioFile
After 9/11, Luke Baxter leaves his faith in the ashes of the twin towers, convinced that life is uncertain, his faith a delusion, and God nonexistent. His fiancée, Reagan, lost her father the same day. Despite their intentions, their passions had consumed them the night before, and when Reagan learns she's pregnant, Luke has already walked out. With narrative skill and a gentle voice that lends itself to vivid characterizations, Sandra Burr captures each personality and gender role with ease in this story of forgiveness and healing. Her mercurial vocalizations adapt to the rising tension of a medical crisis that forces life-changing decisions. The message of hope shines through. G.D.W. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine --This text refers to the...


Beyond Tuesday Morning: Sequel to the Bestselling One Tuesday Morning
Karen Kingsbury
0310257719
January 1, 2005
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Book Description
The hope-filled sequel to the bestselling One Tuesday Morning
In this new novel by Karen Kingsbury, three years have passed since the terrorist attacks on New York City. Jamie Bryan, widow of a firefighter who lost his life on that terrible day, has found meaning in her season of loss by volunteering at St. Paul’s, the memorial chapel across the street from where the Twin Towers once stood. Here she meets a daily stream of people touched by the tragedy, including two men with whom she feels a connection. One is a firefighter also changed by the attacks, the other a police officer from Los Angeles.
But as Jamie gets to know the police officer, she is stunned to find out that he is the brother of Eric Michaels, the man with the uncanny resemblance to Jamie’s husband, the man who lived with her for...


The Rage and The Pride
Oriana Fallaci
0847825043
October 2002
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
Noted Italian journalist Fallaci (Interview with History; etc.) is capable of hard-hitting, trenchant social criticism, but she fails to accomplish that in this impassioned but sloppy post-September 11 critique, which has been a bestseller in Italy and elsewhere in Europe. Fallaci only aggravates her lack of rigorous thinking by translating the work herself, resulting in a clumsy text that appears not to have been edited or proofread by a fluent English speaker. (Whatever resonance "cicada"-her choice term for the "so-called intellectuals" whom she addresses-has in Italian fails to translate into English.) After a melodramatic preface in which Fallaci congratulates herself on her courage in speaking the truth (and in her defense, apparently there have been efforts to ban the book in France), she lights into the...

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