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The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by [Jim DeFede]
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"A remarkable true story...a must read for everyone."--Huffington Post

"Here the generous Newfoundlanders get due recognition."--Publishers Weekly

"Jim DeFede has written a wonderful and engaging account that reaffirms the remarkable humanity and kindness that flourished in the immediate aftermath of 9/11."--Gerald Posner, New York Times bestselling author of Pharma and Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK

"When you read this book, I predict tears in your eyes almost from the beginning...tears of joy and pride for the citizens of Gander, Newfoundland, who bravely stood up and said to the world 'Today, we are all Americans.'"--Homer Hickam, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rocket Boys --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Jim DeFede has been an award-winning journalist for sixteen years, first with the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, and then with the Miami New Times. His work has appeared in Talk, The New Republic, and Newsday. He is currently a metro columnist for the Miami Herald. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B004T4UNU0
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins e-books; Reprint edition (12 July 2011)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 10595 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 271 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 0060559713
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5.0 out of 5 stars A powerful true story of the Gander experience of 9/11.
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