The looming tower : Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. / Lawrence Wright.
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- ISBN: 9781400123056 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (14 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2006.
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Narrator: Alan Sklar.
A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright's remarkable book is based on five years of research and hundreds of interviews that he conducted in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, England, France, Germany, Spain, and the United States. Brilliantly conceived and written, The Looming Tower draws all elements of the story into a galvanizing narrative that adds immeasurably to our understanding of how we arrived at September 11, 2001. The richness of its new information, and the depth of its perceptions, can help us deal more wisely and effectively with the continuing terrorist threat.
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