This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.
call number/section: 690
The author, granted unrestricted access to the World Trade Center site in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, describes the physical details of the collapse of the towers and the deconstruction of the ruins, and shares the stories of the workers who responded to the tragedy.
call number/section: 974.7
subjects: wrecking [X], incident command systems, construction and demolition debris, underground construction, september 11 terrorist attacks, 2001, skyscrapers [X]