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The Resource The looming tower : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright

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

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The looming tower : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11
Title
The looming tower
Title remainder
Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Wright
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 attacks
Writing style
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2007.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2006.
  • J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, 2007.
  • Lionel Gelber Prize (Canada), 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
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163123
Cataloging source
NOV
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1947-
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Wright, Lawrence
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • Terrorism
  • Intelligence service
Target audience
adult
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Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11
Label
The looming tower : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-438) and index
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. -- Principal characters
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
469 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375414862
Lccn
2006041032
Other control number
9780375414862
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64592193
  • (OCoLC)64592193
Label
The looming tower : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-438) and index
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. -- Principal characters
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
469 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375414862
Lccn
2006041032
Other control number
9780375414862
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64592193
  • (OCoLC)64592193

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