The Day the World Came to Town by Jim Defede
Moving the passengers off the plane was going to be complicated. The first issue was security…. When thirty-eight jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to the closing of United States airspace, the citizens of this small community were called upon to come to the aid of more than six thousand displaced travelers…..
Book Club meeting on August 12, 2018 at 2 p.m.
FYI- A Broadway musical has been made to retell the story called Come From Away. To find out more about the musical search http://comefromaway.com
“The story touched the world and celebrates the best we can be. We need it, especially right now. – Tom Brokaw