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The looming tower : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11

Author: Lawrence Wright
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2011] © 2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Vintage books edition, [revised]View all editions and formats
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Explores both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks in an account of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the tragedies.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Wright
OCLC Number: 1256518075
Notes: "With a new afterword"--Cover.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize
Description: 1 online resource (550 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits)
Contents: The martyr --
The sporting club --
The founder --
Change --
The miracles --
The base --
Return of the hero --
Paradise --
The Silicon Valley --
Paradise lost --
The prince of darkness --
The boy spies --
Hijira --
Going operational --
Bread and water --
"Now it begins" --
The new millennium --
Boom --
The big wedding --
Revelations --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Lawrence Wright.

Abstract:

Explores both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks in an account of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the tragedies.

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