Vijay Prabhu was born in Bangalore, India, and grew up in Mangalore. After a few years in India's administrative service, he moved to the U.S. to study literature and begin a career as a writer. He has published 12 other books.
In this unique combined eyewitness account, thought diary, and monologue on the Twin Tower collapse on Sept. 11, 2001, the author asks: On one of the most momentous days in Twenty-first Century History, what were people really thinking? Were they all thinking the same thoughts as the pundits and the politicians? Were the bottom 10% thinking the same thoughts as the top 5%?