On September eleven, 2001, journalist Tom Flynn trigger on his motorbike towards the realm alternate Towers no longer understanding what he was once driving into. Bikeman is one man's trip again to the horrors of that day and to the humanity that in some way emerged from the dirt and the dying. either heartbreaking and haunting, his phrases will stick with you love that 'forever September morning.'" --Meredith Vieira, NBC's Today
Tom Flynn brings to his topic 3 precious attributes: the attention of a pro journalist, the soul of a poet, and his wonderful, first-hand adventure of that awful day." --David pal, Vanity Fair
The useless from here
are my endlessly companions
i'm their pine box,
their marble reliquary,
their bronze urn,
the residing, respiring coffin they by no means had,
their ultimate resting position with out a stone.
I movement on at peace.
Modeled on Dante's Inferno, veteran journalist Thomas Flynn's Bikeman chronicles the morning of September eleven, 2001 like no different released paintings. Flynn supplies a private account of his reports starting with the 1st strike at the global alternate middle while he made up our minds to keep on with his journalist's intuition and element his bike's handlebars towards the north tower. His tale keeps as he transitions from reporter to player hoping to outlive the autumn of the south tower. Now Flynn, as either journalist and now survivor, needs to come to phrases with the harrowing ordeal and one way or the other locate peace within the very act of surviving.
Part journalist's list, half survivor's eulogy, Flynn writes:
Survival is the absence of death.
It is a subdued, a hushed lifestyles. . .
I reside to discuss it,
to narrate the story because it happens,
not just its extremities and cruelty,
but in addition the goodness that thrives too.