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The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date August 21, 2007
Pages 540
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781400030842
ISBN-10 1400030846
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Exploring both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks interweaves the stories of four men--Al Qaeda leaders Ayman al-Zawahiri and Osama bin Laden, FBI counterrorism head John O'Neill, and Prince Turki al-Faisal, former chief of Saudi intelligence--in the story of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the attacks. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780375414862 Book cover for 9780786292608
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (January 17, 2007)
9780786292608 | details & prices | 873 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.75 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $31.95
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (August 8, 2006); titled "The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda And the Road to 9/11"
9780375414862 | details & prices | 464 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Explores both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks in an account of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the attacks.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781400030842
 
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Reprint edition from Vintage Books (August 21, 2007)
9781400030842 | details & prices | 540 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Explores both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks in an account of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the tragedies.
Miscellaneous
With Alan Sklar (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Findaway World Llc (February 15, 2008)
9781605140797 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $39.99
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781400103058 Book cover for 9781400153053
 
With Alan Sklar (other contributor) | Mp3 edition from Tantor Media Inc (November 30, 2006)
9781400153053 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $29.99
About: Explores both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks in an account of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the attacks.
With Alan Sklar (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (September 30, 2006)
9781400103058 | details & prices | 6.50 × 5.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $39.99
About: Explores both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks in an account of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the attacks.

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