The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

Finalist, National Book Awards 2006 for Nonfiction

The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright book cover
ISBN 9780375414862
Alfred A. Knopf
Lawrence Wright, Photo credit: Kenny Braun
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A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, The Looming Tower is a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America.