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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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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 363.325 WRIGHT (Text) 37500004217630 Nonfiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 363.32 WRI (Text) 70743000158672 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 363.325 WRI (Text) 37323005277622 NONFIC Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 363.325 WRI (Text) 78551000527607 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 363.325 Wright (Text) 31208912483064 non-fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 363.3250956 Wri (Text) 78731000495253 B&T Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 363.32 WRI (Text) 50577011052574 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 363.325 WRIGHT (Text) 33946003139024 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

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

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Man behind bin Laden -- Counterterrorist -- Agent -- Kingdom of silence -- Terror web -- Captured on film -- Master plan -- Spymaster -- 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-
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Terrorism.
HISTORY > Middle East > General.
HISTORY > Modern > 21st Century.

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