The looming tower : Al Qaeda and the road to 9/11
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New York : Knopf, 2006.
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Central Adult Nonfiction
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The bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the history of 9/11: the basis for the original Hulu series starring Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Jeff Daniels, and Tahar Rahim.A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence failures that culminated in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Lawrence Wright re-creates firsthand the transformation of Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri from incompetent and idealistic soldiers in Afghanistan to leaders of the most successful terrorist group in history. He follows FBI counterterrorism chief John O'Neill as he uncovers the emerging danger from al-Qaeda in the 1990s and struggles to track this new threat. Packed with detailed information and a deep historical perspective, The Looming Tower is the definitive history of the long road to September 11.National Book Award FinalistUpdated and with a New Afterword
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pages.
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English
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9780525564362, 037541486X

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wright, L. (2006). The looming tower: Al Qaeda and the road to 9/11. New York: Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wright, Lawrence, 1947-. 2006. The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. New York: Knopf.

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Wright, Lawrence, 1947-, The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. New York: Knopf, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wright, Lawrence. The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. New York: Knopf, 2006. Print.

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