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The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11


This national bestseller and award-winning book is now available in paperback. A gripping narrative that spans five decades, "The Looming Tower" ... Show synopsis

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Reviews of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Mary M

insight into Bin Laden

by Mary M on Oct 28, 2011

I was interested in finding out what made Bin Laden tick by learning about his background. Wright's book satisfied my curiosity and taught me lots about modern Arab affairs that I didn't know. Wright knows the language, the people, the historical background. His tone is objective; his material is ... More

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by wun-yan W on Jul 26, 2011

helped me understand what they are thinking. the book was full of information that connects to another. very well organized. More


A good read recomended

by spooky on Sep 25, 2008

This is a seriously disturbing book. The US has learned nothing from Vietnam, Lebanon and Somalia. I recommended this book for the clear background it provides to the man George W Bush blames for 9/11. It also documents the murder of countless innocent people and the destruction of vital resources ... More


A Must-Read !

by Brassmagnet on Dec 15, 2007

This remarkable book gives the reader deep insight into the minds of such people as Osama Bin Laden and the FBI's John O'Neal. Masterfully written by Lawrence Wright, this book takes the reader through the history of modern radical Islam. From the days before Al Queda existed through September 11, ... More

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