From Publishers Weekly
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My guess is that the author, Sheehy, used historical data for her book.
I was left with the conclusion that the author either intended to convey ambivalence towards her subjects, or she truly was ignorant about her condescension.
After reading this book, I don't think I will ever want to complain about anything ever again!
An important book about 911 that details the lives of some strong women and their ability to cope with the tragedy of an event that should never be forgotten. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Joyce Riess
I liked the idea of the book, following a few people/families affected by the tragic events of 9/1, curious bc it referenced my hometown area. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Girl-Mom x 3
This book on CD is in excellent condition, and I look forward to listening to it. Sorry that I haven't had a chance to do so yet.Published 23 months ago by Melon
Having worked in Middletown , and being able to see the smoke from 9/11 I could relate I think this book hits the mark & well describes the trials the families HAD to deal withPublished on November 21, 2012 by kevinsmom14
After reading "Passages in Caregiving" by Gail Sheehy, I wanted to read other books she'd written. I was intrigued to find "Middletown America", where I spent fomative years... Read morePublished on October 22, 2012 by Denise
This is a great book. It reads like a novel--the reader becomes immersed in the story of the citizens of Middletown who were so deeply affected by the 9-11 tragedy as well as the... Read morePublished on November 25, 2011 by Donna Hill
I couldn't put the book down. At first I was concerned that reading the book might be a depressing experience. Read morePublished on August 7, 2010 by denzoogle
The author promises "from tragedy to hope". Sadly, after a while this spirals into a political book of blame aimed at the Bush Administration. Read morePublished on January 26, 2009 by Corriesgirl
Gail Sheehy conducted 900 interviews in order to provide a snapshot of this community and its passage through the trauma of 9/11 and the days, weeks and months that followed. Read morePublished on August 31, 2007 by Graceann Macleod