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The 9/11 report : a graphic adaptation
Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon
Adult Fiction JACOBSO

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pol sciFeeling that the size and complexity of The 9/11 Commission Report had deterred too many Americans from reading it, Jacobson (Richie Rich) and Colon (veteran comics artist and ex-DC Comics editor) have produced this fine comics version. Beginning with a time line of the morning of the attacks, they move on to a history of al Qaeda and its previous attacks against the United States. They also detail U.S. counterterrorism activities in the years before the attacks; missed opportunities to prevent the attacks; and the many recommendations of the 9/11 Commission, ending with the commission's December 2005 report card on the government's implementation of those recommendations. Jacobson and Colon avoid sensationalism and editorializing; the captions are adapted or directly quoted from the report itself (though much dialog is seemingly invented to illustrate certain points). A larger format would have made the sometimes small text more readable. The artwork is well done, and its depiction (with some blood) of the destruction and the doomed victims can be chilling. Simultaneously released in hardcover and paperback, this important and worthy effort belongs in all libraries. [This book was a 2006 Editor's Pick, LJ 9/1/06. Ed.] (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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