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The Looming Tower
- Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
- By: Lawrence Wright
- Narrated by: Alan Sklar
- Length: 17 hrs and 18 mins
This is a sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans, and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright's remarkable book is based on five years of research and hundreds of interviews that he conducted in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, England, France, Germany, Spain, and the United States.
Riveting... Sobering... Chilling...
- By John on 09-06-08
A must for any one interested the threat of terrorism
Very well written
Amazing facts on american disorganization prior to 911
A frightening look into the minds of radical Islam
- The Greatest True Tale of Espionage to Come Out of the Early Years of MI6
- By: Harry Ferguson
- Narrated by: Gideon Emery
- Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
Part Blackhawk Down, part The Riddle of the Sands, former MI6 officer Harry Ferguson has written an extraordinarily gripping non-fiction thriller. Operation Kronstadt not only reveals the early days of intelligence services but also uncovers a truly dramatic story from the Russian Revolution involving a daring rescue attempt and a "mission impossible" against the best defended naval target in Russia.
- By Anonymous User on 06-21-10
Great book amazing story
Well written well preformed
An unbelievable true story of bravery an ingenuity
An what an account of post revolution Russia
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