Finding Fifteen: How my daily walk to the 9/11 Memorial became a journey of love, hope and survival

Finding Fifteen: How my daily walk to the 9/11 Memorial became a journey of love, hope and survival


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This year, nearly four million Americans will be born, the latest of more than 80 million who have no memory of September 11th, 2001-the largest single terrorist attack in the history of the United States.

In FINDING FIFTEEN, Timothy P. Oliver takes the reader on a six-month journey to locate families, friends and colleagues of 15 victims of that tragic day 15 years later.

Each name was randomly selected during Oliver's daily walk through lower Manhattan. The 9/11 Memorial pools, engraved with nearly 3,000 names, sit outside his office at the new World Trade Center building-the shining symbol of a city and country determined to fight back against violent, radical jihadists.

In more than 55 exclusive interviews from around the nation, FINDING FIFTEEN honors the lives---and relives the final moments--of 15 innocent Americans caught up in the attacks on New York City, Washington D.C., and in the skies over rural Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781535595384
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 590,543
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tim Oliver is the Art Director at Golf Digest magazine. He has designed books for Hall of Fame golfers Phil Mickelson, Tom Watson, Nick Faldo and some of America's top professional golf instructors.

A graduate of Fordham University, Tim was a education and local government reporter for Gannett Westchester Newspapers. He has held staff art director positions at Time magazine, the New York Times and several other major metropolitan newspapers. He was an adjunct professor at Monmouth College in New Jersey.

Currently, Tim designs books and specialty products for the Times. He is also a freelance writer.

"FINDING FIFTEEN" is the first book that he has both written and designed.

Tim lives with his wife, Teresa, and four children in Huntington, New York.

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