Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center

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Rutgers University Press, 1999 - Architecture - 263 pages
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Folklorist Angus Gillespie examines the development and daily life of the World Trade Center in New York. He covers how the engineers solved complex problems, and the contrast between the architectural community's disdain and the public acceptance of the towers as a symbol of New York.

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User Review  - Annemarie Deville - Goodreads

Detailed, excellent account on the construction of these buildings. Read full review

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User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

Good book that was exactly what I wanted when I read it after the destruction - an appreciation for the place, a feeling that it was a place with daily routines and normal activities like any other ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Gillespie is associate professor of american studies at Rutgers University.

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