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A man deals with the loss of his wife on 9/11. This short story is also included in the collection STORIES FROM SUNSET HILL.
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Published December 30th 2009 by Smashwords, Inc.
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Kari Trumbo
Aug 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
nineleven is a short written by a husband trying to deal with the loss of his wife in the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.

I don't want to tell too much of the story because it is so brief and compelling. If you have forgotten, even in small measure, the fear of that day or the swelling of American pride, this short story will remind you. It brings back my feelings of that day so acutely, even in middle-America, the emptiness, hopelessness, shock, and grief of that day and even the days following
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Kel
Jul 24, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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Heart breaking but beautifully written.
Todd Russell
Nov 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
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This 9/11 short story got to me. It's not a typical type of story I read, which is one reason why I liked it. It's about a man dealing with the loss of his wife on 9/11 and it's a poignant reminder of the senseless horror that happened on that fateful day.

One passage in particular stood out and I highlighted it on my Kindle. It described exactly how my wife and I felt when we woke up on 9/11 in Las Vegas and saw the images of the burning building on television.
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Julie Barrett
Jul 25, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
nineeleven by Donald Capone
his wife was in one of the towers, heading down from 80th floor. he rented a car and drove from FL to NY
listening to news on the way. he had dreams, so he saw what happened in this case and other events in his life
and the outcome.
Teri Pre
Dec 28, 2011 rated it it was ok
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Not terrible but not great.
Alison
Aug 17, 2014 rated it liked it
on my kindle, short story. Hard to rate because of its theme. A man away on a business trip, dreams of what happened on 9/11 and of the lose of his wife.
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Donald Capone's second novel, JUST FOLLOW ME, was published by Pen-L Publishing in 2014 and republished by the author in 2018. His stories have appeared in Word Riot, Weekly Reader's READ magazine, Thieves Jargon, as well as the anthologies Sudden Flash Youth (2011); The Westchester Review 2014, 2013 & 202
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