• The Bin Ladens

  • An Arabian Family in the American Century
  • By: Steve Coll
  • Narrated by: Erik Singer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (65 ratings)

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The Bin Ladens

By: Steve Coll
Narrated by: Erik Singer
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Publisher's summary

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the national best seller Ghost Wars, Steve Coll presents the story of the Bin Laden family's rise to power and privilege, revealing new information to show how American influences changed the family and how one member's rebellion changed America.
©2008 Steve Coll (P)2008 Penguin Audiobooks

Critic reviews

"A fascinating panorama...about a man and his family [and] the powerful impact they have made on our times." (The Washington Post)

"Riveting...the most psychologically detailed portrait of the brutal 9/11 mastermind yet." (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times)

"Stunningly researched and grippingly told...[The Bin Ladens] ought to be read by anyone who really wants to understand the origins of the current crisis." (Tim Rutten, Los Angeles Times)