La torre elevada: Al-Qaeda y los origenes del 11-S

La torre elevada: Al-Qaeda y los origenes del 11-S

by Lawrence Wright
     
 

This is the story of how a small group of men, with a frightening mix of delusion and calculation, rose from a tormented civilization to mount a catastrophic assault on the world’s mightiest power, and how another group of men and women, convinced that such an attack was on the way, tried desperately to stop it.  See more details below

Overview

This is the story of how a small group of men, with a frightening mix of delusion and calculation, rose from a tormented civilization to mount a catastrophic assault on the world’s mightiest power, and how another group of men and women, convinced that such an attack was on the way, tried desperately to stop it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307883001
Publisher:
Random House Mondadori
Publication date:
09/06/2011
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
735,366
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence Wright se licenció en la Universidad de Tulane, en Nueva Orleans, y trabajó durante dos años en la Universidad Norteamericana de El Cairo, Egipto. Es escritor, guionista, autor teatral, redactor de The New Yorker desde 1992 y miembro del Centro sobre Leyes y Legalidad de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Nueva York. Antes de La torre elevada había publicado varias obras de no ficción: City Children, Country Summer; In the New World; Saints and Sinners; Remembering Satan; Gemelos y una novela, God's Favorite. Además es coguionista de la profética película Estado de sitio, protagonizada por Denzel Washington; en la que unos agentes de la CIA y del FBI intentan detener una cadena de atentados terroristas que amenazan la ciudad de Nueva York.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Austin, Texas
Date of Birth:
August 2, 1947
Place of Birth:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Education:
B.A., Tulane University, 1969; M.A. (Applied Linguistics), American University in Cairo, 1971
Website:
http://www.lawrencewright.com

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