Artie hears the first “loud boom” whilst sat in his office which was just across from the World Trade Center on the morning of 9/11 . Stepping out onto the street, Artie tells from his perspective everything he saw and heard from that moment on and how that day changed the world as we know it.
Packed full of raw emotion and honesty, it is very difficult to review a subject matter that is so hard to comprehend, let alone read. I read the 84 pages in one sitting as I felt I couldn’t put it down despite the chill that ran down my back whilst reading it. Artie is so honest about how he felt, what he saw and how that day in September changed him and New York as he saw it. Artie writes on the back of the cover ” The Reader comes away from That Day in September with not only a more intimate understanding of the events of that day, but also with a personal glimpse of how one person’s life was dramatically changed forever“. This is so true. His tears were mixed with mine as I read.
With the 10th anniversary fast approaching I’m so pleased I read this book and can continue to understand the pain these people went through. This is just one account but you certainly feel transported to what is now Ground Zero and whilst parts are hard to read, it happened and it was real it is not a story.
Thank you Artie for sending me this book. Your personal account is very gripping and my heart goes out to you all.
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