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The woman who wasn't there: the true story of an incredible deception

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The astounding story of Tania Head, whose heartrending account of surviving the World Trade Center attacks made her a celebrity--until it all turned out to be an elaborate hoax. It was a tale of loss and recovery, of courage and sorrow, of horror and inspiration. Tania Head's astonishing account of her experience on September 11, 2001--from crawling through the carnage and chaos to escaping the seventy-eighth-floor sky lobby of the burning south tower to losing her fiancé in the collapsed north tower--transformed her into one of the great victims and heroes of that tragic day. Tania selflessly took on the responsibility of giving a voice and a direction to the burgeoning World Trade Center Survivors' Network, helping save the "Survivor Stairway" and leading tours at Ground Zero, including taking then-governor Pataki, Mayor Bloomberg, and former mayor Giuliani on the inaugural tour of the WTC site. She even used her own assets to fund charitable events to help survivors heal. But there was something very wrong with Tania's story--a terrible secret that would break the hearts and challenge the faith of all those she claimed to champion. Told with the unique insider perspective and authority of Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr., a filmmaker shooting a documentary on the efforts of the Survivors' Network, and previously one of Tania's closest friends, The Woman Who Wasn't There is the story of one of the most audacious and bewildering quests for acclaim in recent memory--one that poses fascinating questions about the essence of morality and the human need for connection at any cost.
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subject_facet Head, Tania
Impostors and imposture -- New York (State) -- New York
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.)
title_display The woman who wasn't there : the true story of an incredible deception
title_full The Woman Who Wasn't There The True Story of an Incredible Deception
The woman who wasn't there : the true story of an incredible deception / Robin Gaby Fisher and Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.
title_short The woman who wasn't there :
title_sub the true story of an incredible deception
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography
Head, Tania
Impostors and imposture
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
True Crime