The looming tower : : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11

Title The looming tower : : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11
Names Wright, Lawrence.
Book Number BR017079
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Traces Islamic fundamentalism from 1948 to the 2001 attack on America. Highlights Al Qaeda leaders Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri. Asserts a historical lack of concern from intelligence agencies except for FBI agent John O'Neill and Saudi prince Turki al-Faisal. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2006.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
Long Book - LO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Bestseller - Non-Fiction - BEN
Politics and Government - POL
History - Middle East - HWM
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
Braille Book Review, Jan-Feb 2008 - B108
Audience Notes A
Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Terrorism - Government policy - United States
Intelligence service - United States
Call Number 973.931 ANF
Language English
Released 2006
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2006 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor.)
Original Publication Reproduction of: New York : Knopf, 2006.
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