Falling Man

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"Falling Man" begins in the smoke and ash of the burning towers and follows the aftermath in the intimate lives of a few individuals. This is the inner seam of history, a novel that traces the way the events of September 11 reconfigured our emotional ...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/02/14
Ha scritto il 11/02/10
Regretful - that's the right definition for what I felt about this book!
Ha scritto il 10/05/09
As he had already written on the other event that shocked America ("Libra" was about the Kennedy assassination), and as he lives and was brought up in New York, it was only a matter of time for DeLillo to write about 9/11. This book is not a masterpi ...Continua
Ha scritto il 10/11/08
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Ha scritto il 29/04/08
reading the first chapter I was amazed, but in the end it wasn`t as good as I expected it to be!:(

Ha scritto il Sep 12, 2010, 17:11
They talked about events. They talked about the things everyone was talking about. He followed her to the kitchen, where she poured him a beer. She poured and talked.
"People read poems. People I know, they read poetry to ease the shock and pain
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Ha scritto il Sep 12, 2010, 16:49
He worked his way through the frozen zone, south and west, passing through smaller checkpoints and detouring around others. There was a Guard troop in battle jackets and sidearms and now and then he saw a figure in a dust mask, man or woman, obscure ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Sep 11, 2010, 10:07
It was the postcard that snapped her back, on top of the cluster of bills and other mail. She glanced at the message, a standard scrawled greeting, sent by a friend staying in Rome, then looked again at the face of the card. It was a reproduction of ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Sep 11, 2010, 09:59
"But you worry. I know this. You like to nourish your fear."
"What's next? Don't you ask yourself? Not only next month. Years to come."
"Nothing is next. There is no next. This was next. Eight years ago they planted a bomb in one of the tower
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