Including follow-up interviews tracking contributors' lives since 9/11, as well as never-before-published photos, this expanded second edition of a literary time capsule preserves a monumental international event through the voices of the people who were in Lower Manhattan end New York at the time of the disaster. Includes stories from a group of people who made it safely down from the 89th floor of Tower 1; police; firefighters; paramedics; reporters; volunteers; eyewitnesses; the bereaved; WTC strcutural engineers; and children.
Damon DiMarco's oral histories include Heart of War: Soldiers' Voices from the Front Lines of Iraq, a collection of first person narratives from U.S. veterans of the War in Iraq. DiMarco also collaborates on biographies, having penned Out of Bounds with Roy Simmons, the first former NFL player to publicly announce that he is HIV positive; and The Actor's Art & Craft with William Esper, an exploration and elaboration on the famous acting techniques pioneered by legendary acting teacher Sanford Meisner (forthcoming from Random House in fall of 2007). DiMarco currently teaches in the theatre arts department of Drew University. He lives in New York City. Thomas Kean is the chairman of the 9/11 Commission.