The History And Humor Of America's Emergency Number
"9-1-1, What's your emergency?"
All across the United States when there is an emergency or a crisis there is one number the citizenry turns to in order get the help they need... 9-1-1
But how does 9-1-1 work? More importantly, what doesn't 9-1-1 work for?
This book provides a brief history of the 9-1-1 system in the United States and 10 transcripts of actual
9-1-1 calls from actual
people who need help during an "emergency"...you know, like when your local fast food chain runs out of chicken nuggets, when your car battery is dead and your power locks won't open, or you need assistance in being a parent.
The book concludes with a look at the next generation needs of the 9-1-1 system and, as always, encourages all readers that when in doubt, call 9-1-1!