The Looming Tower From the roots of Muslim fundamentalism to American intelligence failures, Lawrence Wright offers a big-picture account of 9/11 in The Looming Tower . Target Audience… The Looming Tower From the roots of Muslim fundamentalism to American intelligence failures, Lawrence Wright offers a big-picture account of 9/11 in The Looming Tower . Target Audience… 2006-08-08 Nonfiction Knopf
Book Review

The Looming Tower (2006)

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Details Release Date: Aug 08, 2006; Writer: Lawrence Wright; Genre: Nonfiction; Publisher: Knopf

From the roots of Muslim fundamentalism to American intelligence failures, Lawrence Wright offers a big-picture account of 9/11 in The Looming Tower. Target Audience Serious readers craving insight into the psyche of Osama bin Laden (a gentle dad, a Bonanza fan, a religious fanatic) and the power struggles within both al-Qaeda and U.S. intelligence. Worth It? A stunningly well-researched opus that puts the catastrophe in vibrant context.

Originally posted Aug 18, 2006 Published in issue #893 Aug 25, 2006 Order article reprints
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