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The Looming Tower (TPB) (OM): Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11

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The Looming Tower (TPB) (OM): Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11 - Wright, Lawrence
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In November 1948 a frail, middle-aged writer, Sayyid Qutb, left Egypt on a cruise ship bound for New York. His impressions of what he found there - jazz bands and dancing, drunks in alleyways, the neon glow of burlesque house - would change his view of the West fundamentally, and give birth to the group we now know as Al Qaeda... The Looming Tower is the first book to tell the full story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11. Drawing on astonishing interviews and first-hand sources, it investigates the extraordinary group ...

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The Looming Tower (TPB) (OM): Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11 2006, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713999761

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