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From Beirut to Jerusalem

Author: Thomas L Friedman
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Expanded edition with new preface and afterword, 2nd Picador editionView all editions and formats
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"One of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to Jerusalem reamains vital to our understanding of this complex and volatile region of the world. Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman drew upon his ten years of experience reporting from Lebanon and Israel to write this now-classic work of journalism. In a new afterword, he updates his journey with a fresh  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas L Friedman; Thomas L Friedman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Friedman
ISBN: 1250034418 9781250034410
OCLC Number: 809411733
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 632 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contents: Prelude: from Minneapolis to Beirut --
Would you like to eat now or wait for the cease-fire? --
Beirut: city of versions --
Hama rules --
The teflon guerilla --
Inside the kaleidoscope: the Israeli invasion of Lebanon --
Poker, Beirut-style --
Betty Croker in Dante's Inferno --
The end of something --
Time to go --
Crosswinds --
Whose country is this, anyway? --
The fault line --
The earthquake --
Under the spotlight --
Israel and American Jews: who is dreaming about whom? --
From Beirut to Jerusalem to Washington --
Talking with my grocer --
Buying a ticket --
Afterword: watching elephants fly.
Responsibility: Thomas L. Friedman.

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"One of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to Jerusalem reamains vital to our understanding of this complex and volatile region of the world. Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman drew upon his ten years of experience reporting from Lebanon and Israel to write this now-classic work of journalism. In a new afterword, he updates his journey with a fresh discussion of the Arab Awakenings and how they are transforming the area, and a new look at relations between Israelis and Palestinians, and Israelis and Israelis. Rich with anecdote, history, analysis, and autobiography, From Beirut to Jerusalem will continue to shape how we see the Middle East for many years to come"--Page 4 of cover.

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