The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11

4,38 valoración promedio
( 14.068 valoraciones por GoodReads )
 
9780141029351: The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11
Críticas:

Wright's brilliantly constructed narrative is head and shoulders above the rest. He knows important parts of the Muslim world (including Saudi Arabia) at first hand, he understands the motors of Islamist militancy ... Moreover, he is a fine writer with an eye for the telling detail. Even those who think they know the story intimately will feel they are reading it anew ( New Statesman)

One of the best and most important books of recent years. A masterful combination of reporting and writing (Dan Rather)

Lawrence Wright's integrity and diligence as a reporter shine through every page of this riveting narrative (Robert Caro)

Reseña del editor:

Brilliantly written, compelling and highly original, 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 of idealogues behind this organization - and those who tried to stop them. There is the tormented, resentful Egyptian Sayyid Qutb, who was horrified by the godlessness and decadence he perceived in America in 1948, and whose subsequent writings turned him into a martyr for Islamic extremists. There is Ayman al-Zawahiri: a devout student who, by the age of fifteen, had already helped to form an underground jihadist cell. There is the deeply contradictory Osama bin Laden: Saudi multimillionaire turned muhajideen commander, whose interests merged with al-Zawahiri's to form a global terror coalition. And there is the FBI's counterterrorism chief, the flamboyant, cigar-smoking John O'Neill, who found his warnings that 'something big' was coming continually ignored, and would finally meet his fate in the shadow of the Twin Towers.

Interweaving this extraordinary story with events including the Israeli-Palestine conflict, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the first attack on the World Trade Center, Lawrence Wright takes us into training camps, mountain hideouts and top secret meetings to explore how it all fed into the planning and execution of 9/11 - and reveals the real, complex origins of Al Qaeda's hatred of the West.

Wright's brilliantly acclaimed book now includes a new Afterword which covers events that have unfolded since publication, including the death of Osama Bin Laden

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Wright, Lawrence
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97801410293510000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,71
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Lawrence Wright
Editorial: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2007)
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New ed.. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Brilliantly written, compelling and highly original, 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 of idealogues behind this organization - and those who tried to stop them. There is the tormented, resentful Egyptian Sayyid Qutb, who was horrified by the godlessness and decadence he perceived in America in 1948, and whose subsequent writings turned him into a martyr for Islamic extremists. There is Ayman al-Zawahiri: a devout student who, by the age of fifteen, had already helped to form an underground jihadist cell. There is the deeply contradictory Osama bin Laden: Saudi multimillionaire turned muhajideen commander, whose interests merged with al-Zawahiri s to form a global terror coalition. And there is the FBI s counterterrorism chief, the flamboyant, cigar-smoking John O Neill, who found his warnings that something big was coming continually ignored, and would finally meet his fate in the shadow of the Twin Towers. Interweaving this extraordinary story with events including the Israeli-Palestine conflict, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the first attack on the World Trade Center, Lawrence Wright takes us into training camps, mountain hideouts and top secret meetings to explore how it all fed into the planning and execution of 9/11 - and reveals the real, complex origins of Al Qaeda s hatred of the West. Wright s brilliantly acclaimed book now includes a new Afterword which covers events that have unfolded since publication, including the death of Osama Bin Laden. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141029351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,86
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Lawrence Wright
Editorial: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2007)
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New ed.. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Brilliantly written, compelling and highly original, 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 of idealogues behind this organization - and those who tried to stop them. There is the tormented, resentful Egyptian Sayyid Qutb, who was horrified by the godlessness and decadence he perceived in America in 1948, and whose subsequent writings turned him into a martyr for Islamic extremists. There is Ayman al-Zawahiri: a devout student who, by the age of fifteen, had already helped to form an underground jihadist cell. There is the deeply contradictory Osama bin Laden: Saudi multimillionaire turned muhajideen commander, whose interests merged with al-Zawahiri s to form a global terror coalition. And there is the FBI s counterterrorism chief, the flamboyant, cigar-smoking John O Neill, who found his warnings that something big was coming continually ignored, and would finally meet his fate in the shadow of the Twin Towers. Interweaving this extraordinary story with events including the Israeli-Palestine conflict, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the first attack on the World Trade Center, Lawrence Wright takes us into training camps, mountain hideouts and top secret meetings to explore how it all fed into the planning and execution of 9/11 - and reveals the real, complex origins of Al Qaeda s hatred of the West. Wright s brilliantly acclaimed book now includes a new Afterword which covers events that have unfolded since publication, including the death of Osama Bin Laden. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141029351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,86
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Lawrence Wright
Editorial: Penguin 2007-09-06 (2007)
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin 2007-09-06, 2007. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-BER-00025628

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,57
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,46
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Edición internacional
Edición internacional

5.

Wright, Lawrence
Editorial: Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: > 20
Edición internacional
Librería
Sunshine Book Store
(Wilmington, DE, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin Books. Estado de conservación: New. 0141029358 This is an International Edition. Brand New, paperback, Delivery within 6-14 business days, Same Contents as U.S Edition, ISBN and Cover design may differ. Choose Expedited shipping for delivery within 4-7 business days. We do not ship to PO Box, APO,FPO Address. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Nº de ref. de la librería NO9780141029351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,32
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Lawrence Wright
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 129mm x 198mm x 33mm. Paperback. Brilliantly written, compelling and highly original, 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.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 576 pages. 0.443. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780141029351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,42
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Edición internacional
Edición internacional

7.

Wright, Lawrence
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: > 20
Edición internacional
Librería
US_Superfast_Bookstore
(New Castle, DE, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. This is an International Edition Brand New Paperback Same Title Author and Edition as listed. ISBN and Cover design differs. Similar Contents as U.S Edition. Standard Delivery within 6-14 business days ACROSS THE GLOBE. We can ship to PO Box address in US. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe including Asia depending upon the availability of inventory. Printed in English. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Nº de ref. de la librería OS9780141029351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,05
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,44
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Wright, Lawrence
Editorial: Penguin (2007)
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 5
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin, 2007. Estado de conservación: New. 2007. 1st. Paperback. Tells the story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11. This title investigates the extraordinary group of idealogues behind this organization - and those who tried to stop them. It takes us into training camps, mountain hideouts and top secret meetings to explore how it all fed into the planning and execution of 9/11. Num Pages: 576 pages, 8 B&W Inset. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 1KBB; JPS; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 444. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780141029351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,92
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Irlanda a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Lawrence Wright
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 11
Librería
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Not Signed; Brilliantly written, compelling and highly original, 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 of idealogues behind this organization - and those. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780141029351_rkm

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,21
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,86
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Wright, Lawrence
Editorial: Penguin
ISBN 10: 0141029358 ISBN 13: 9780141029351
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 5
Librería
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin. Estado de conservación: New. 2007. 1st. Paperback. Tells the story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11. This title investigates the extraordinary group of idealogues behind this organization - and those who tried to stop them. It takes us into training camps, mountain hideouts and top secret meetings to explore how it all fed into the planning and execution of 9/11. Num Pages: 576 pages, 8 B&W Inset. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 1KBB; JPS; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 444. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780141029351

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,20
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda