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9/11 Ordinary People: Extraordinary Heroes Featured as SmartApps Deal of the Day

  (August 25, 2011)

Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2011

"9/11 Ordinary People: Extraordinary Heroes," a new book telling the dramatic account of 9/11 through the eyes of the First Responders, is now 40% off as SmartApps Deal of the Day ( This new book marks the expansion of SmartApps Deal of the Day to eBooks, including Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook and Apples iBookstore.

This moving portrayal takes you face to face with the exceptional bravery of ordinary people who found themselves caught in the deadliest terrorist attack the country has ever faced. Witness the dramatic events through the eyes of the first responders going into the face of danger to help evacuate 25,000 people.

"9/11 Ordinary People: Extraordinary Heroes vividly recalls for us the catastrophic legacy of the most destructive terrorist attack in our country's history, said Rep. Peter King, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee. This book snaps the events of that day, the Pearl Harbor of our generation, into razor-sharp focus.

The book tells the story of those who barely escaped, some buried alive and others trapped for hours under building debris. First responders describe searching for survivors among the wreckage, while others explain their duties as members of clergy and the American Red Cross.

Col. Merrill conducted 60 interviews with individuals involved with the rescue efforts after the two planes crashed into the World Trade Center. Interviews include Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Sal Cassano, the fire commissioner of New York City, two department chiefs of the Port Authority Police Department, the senior deputy chief of the New York City Police Department and many others to relate the chaos, danger and heartbreak they witnessed. He also interviewed widows and family members of first responders who gave their lives to help others.

9/11 Ordinary People: Extraordinary Heroes is available on Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook and Apples iBookstore on iTunes. For more information visit or

About SmartApps
SmartApps is a division of Smartphones Technologies, Inc., a mobile application publisher specializing in premium sports and entertainment content. Smartphones Technologies has developed applications for the NFL, brand owners and leading colleges & universities. Smartphones publishes College SuperFans apps for 85 colleges, in addition to its own branded College Football Scoreboard apps for iPhone & Android. Based in Jacksonville, FL, Smartphones Technologies is privately held.


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