The Day the World Came to Town

The Day the World Came to Town

9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland

Audiobook CD - 2017
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When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this small town on Newfoundland Island swelled from 10,300 to nearly 17,000. The citizens of Gander met the stranded passengers with an overwhelming display of friendship and goodwill. As the passengers stepped from the airplanes, exhausted, hungry and distraught after being held on board for nearly 24 hours while security checked all of the baggage, they were greeted with a feast prepared by the townspeople.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Audio, [2017]
Edition: Retail edition
Copyright Date: ℗2017
ISBN: 9780062796691
0062796690
Branch Call Number: CD 971.8 D3612D 2017
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,rda
5 audio discs (6 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Porter, Ray 1965-

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