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The Looming Tower - Al-Qaeda's Road to 9/11

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Informationen zum Autor Lawrence Wright is a staff writer for the New Yorker and a fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law. He is the author of Twins and Remembering Satan , and the co-writer of the movie The Siege . Klappentext Compelling, original and strongly written, this book tells the full story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11. Chosen by many as a 2006 'Book of the Year' this paperback edition has been given a strong mass market look to bring it to a wide audience. 'The most detailed (and thrilling) account we have of the events that led to the destruction of the Twin Towers' "Observer" Books of the Year. Zusammenfassung Tells the story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11. This title investigates the extraordinary group of idealogues behind this organization - and those who tried to stop them. It takes us into training camps, mountain hideouts and top secret meetings to explore how it all fed into the planning and execution of 9/11.

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Authors Lawrence Wright
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 06.09.2007
EAN 9780141029351
ISBN 978-0-14-102935-1
No. of pages 576
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 33 mm
Series Penguin Pocketbooks
Penguin Pocketbooks
Subjects Humanities, art, music > History > Contemporary history (1945 to 1989)
Non-fiction book

11. Sept. 2001 (WTC N.Y.), Terrorismus, Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000, HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century, International Relations

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