FR+ĖD+ĖRIC BEIGBEDER Windows on the World

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Windows on the World

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A daring yet moving evocation of the last moments for a father and his children on top of the World Trade Centre on September 11th. 'The only way to know what took place in the restaurant on the 107th Floor of the North Tower, World Trade Center on September 11th 2001 is to invent it.' Weaving fact and fiction, empathy and dark humour, autobiography and intellect, Windows on the World dares to confront the terrifying image that has come to define our world, the image onto which we project our fears, our compassion, our anger, our incomprehension. Beigbeder is a fierce, furious, infuriating chronicler of human iniquity and human suffering Frederic Beigbeder was born in 1965 and lives in Paris. He works as a publisher, literary critic and broadcaster. NB Frederic has an acute accent on each 'e'

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Windows on the World debuted at #2 on the French national best-seller list and won the prestigious Prix Interalli prize in 2003. Now available in paperback, this unprecedented novel will once again astonish, provoke, and embrace the reader as it attempts to penetrate the unspeakable. Windows on the World unflinchingly imagines the moments from 8:30AM to 10:28AM inside the World Trade Center on September 11. Weaving together philosophy, myth, world politics, and humor, Beigbeder succeeds in creating a tapestry of fury and wonder, a tribute to thousands of unsung heroes.

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Frederic Beigbeder was born in 1965 and lives in Paris. He works as a publisher, literary critic and broadcaster.

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