We All Fall Down: The True Story of the 9/11 Surfer
- Sales Rank:390,178
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:September 4, 2012
The story of a miracle...
Pasquale Buzzelli, a structural engineer with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, was in his office on the 64th floor of the North Tower as the September 11th attacks began. He spoke to his pregnant wife on the telephone before he began his evacuation after the South Tower fell. Sensing something ominous, Pasquale crouched down and huddled into a corner of the stairwell as the 110-story tower came crashing down around him. He survived the tower collapse and woke up in the open air hours later on The Pile, a stack of debris seven stories high. The firemen who rescued Pasquale shared his remarkable story of survival with the media, as did others who cared for him that day. His story became a myth, an urban legend of the so called 9/11 Surfer, and an enigma that gave rise to much speculation. Here he tells his story in captivating detail of falling and "surfing' the collapse of the North Tower, his road to recovery, and his life with his family and friends 11 years later.
A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation.
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