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The second plane : September 11 : 2001-2007

Author: Martin Amis
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martin Amis first wrote about September 11 a week later in a piece for The Guardian, and he has kept returning to September 11 in essays and reviews and in two remarkable short stories. All are collected here, together with an expanded account of his travels with Tony Blair in 2007.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Amis
ISBN: 9780224076104 0224076108
OCLC Number: 173238718
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 214 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The second plane --
The voice of the lonely crowd --
The wrong war --
In the palace of the end --
Terror and boredom : the dependent mind --
The last days of Muhammad Atta --
Iran and the lord of time --
What will survive of us --
Conspiracy theories, and Takfir --
Bush in yes-man's-land --
Demographics --
On the move with Tony Blair --
An Islamist's journey --
September 11.
Responsibility: Martin Amis.

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Includes essays and reviews about September11. This book provides an account of the author's travels with Tony Blair in 2007 - to Belfast, to Washington, and to Baghdad and Basra.  Read more...

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