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American ground, unbuilding the World Trade Center

by William Langewiesche

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Published by North Point Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.),
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,
  • Wrecking -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Incident command systems -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Skyscrapers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction,
  • Construction and demolition debris -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Structural engineering -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Underground construction -- New York (State) -- New York

  • Edition Notes

    158,118

    StatementWilliam Langewiesche.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. cm.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23263768M
    ISBN 100865475822
    LC Control Number2002075153

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