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The definitive audiobook about One World Trade Center - the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere - by the author of the iconic and best-selling Skyscrapers.

In hundreds of photographs, drawings, and plans - most never before seen by the public - Judith Dupré chronicles the rise of America's most exciting and emotionally charged new skyscraper. One World Trade Center showcases the building's groundbreaking design and engineering, from the initial excavation to the final placement of the spire.

Capturing the hope, resiliency, and pride of those who built it, this audiobook is rich with in-depth explorations of the innovations, including a 360-degree view from the One World Observatory. Exquisite, this audiobook is a must-have for all those invested in rebuilding Ground Zero or celebrating American architecture and ingenuity.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2016 Judith Dupré (P)2016 Hachette Audio

Critic Reviews

"An astonishing union of technology and art." (Christian Science Monitor)
"Magisterial, meticulously researched, and handsomely illustrated." (O, The Oprah Magazine)
"Judith Dupré has written about One World Trade Center in the most readable way, with sensitivity, scholarship, superb photography, and wide interviews with those of us involved in this long-evolving project. She has achieved what many thought was impossible-a book that is both popular and scholarly, and the one account that is comprehensive and accurate." (David Childs, Design Partner, Skidmore, Owings & and Merrill)

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