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The terror years : from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State / Lawrence Wright.

Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author. (Author).
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  • 6 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 363.325 WRIGHT (Text) 33946003139024 New Books . 2nd Floor Reshelving -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 363.325 WRI (Text) 34330513000274 Adult - New Books Checked out 11/03/2016
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale 363.32 WRI (Text) 70743000158672 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 363.325 WRI (Text) 37323005277622 NEW-BKS Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 363.325 WRI (Text) 78551000527607 Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 363.325 Wright (Text) 31208912483064 new non-fiction Checked out 11/06/2016
Seymour Main Library 363.325 WRIGHT (Text) 37500004217630 New Items Checked out 10/28/2016
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County 363.3250956 Wri (Text) 78731000495253 B&T Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse 363.32 WRI (Text) 50577011052574 Adult New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385352055
  • ISBN: 0385352050
  • Physical Description: xiii, 366 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: The man behind bin Laden -- The counterterrorist -- The agent -- The kingdom of silence -- The terror web -- Captured on film -- The master plan -- The spymaster -- The rebellion within -- Captives -- Five hostages.
Summary, etc.: "Eleven powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from a more peaceful time in 1990s Israel to the recent beheadings of reporters by ISIS.With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection draws on several articles he wrote while researching that book as well as many that he's written since, following where and how Al Qaeda and its core cult-like beliefs have morphed and spread. They include: a picture of Saudi Arabia under the control of the religious police; the Syrian film industry, then compliant at the edges but already exuding a feeling of the barely masked fury that erupted into civil war; Israel and Hamas waging war over Gaza. Others continue to look into Al-Qaeda as it forms a master plan for its future, experiences a rebellion from within the organization, and spins off a growing web of terror in the world. The American response is covered in profiles of two FBI agents and a head of the CIA. It ends with the recent devastating capture and beheadings by ISIS of four American journalists and how our government handled the situation"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Terrorism > Middle East.
Terrorism > Religious aspects > Islam.
Terrorism > United States > Prevention.
Qaida (Organization)
IS (Organization)
Middle East > Politics and government > 1945-
Middle East > History > 1979-
HISTORY > Middle East > General.
HISTORY > Modern > 21st Century.

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