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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.95
UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD National Book Award Finalist A Time , Newsweek , Washington Post , Chicago Tribune , and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
In this fascinating book about religion in America, one of this country's most probing yet sympathetic journalists puts forth stories not only of real grace but of despair, sexual scandal, and attempted murder. Lawrence Wright's Saints and Sinners are Jimmy Swaggart, who preached a hellfire gospel with rock 'n' roll abandon before he was caught with... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
In 1988 Ericka and Julie Ingram began making a series of accusations of sexual abuse against their father, Paul Ingram, who was a respected deputy sheriff in Olympia, Washington. At first the accusations were confined to molestations in their childhood, but they grew to include torture and rape as recently as the month before. At a time when reported... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
"One of the most appealing volumes among the flood of baby boomer memoirs .... Wright remembers in a smoothly articulate style that takes us back into history in near novelistic fashion." -- Chicago Sun-Times From the assassination of John F. Kennedy to the reelection of Ronald Reagan, this widely acclaimed, engaging memoir is both the story of one... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 15.00
In this fascinating work of historical fiction, award-winning author Lawrence Wright captures all the gripping drama and black humor of Panama during the final, nerve-racking days of its legendary dictator, Manuel Antonio Noriega. It is Christmas 1989, and Tony Noriega's demons are finally beginning to catch up with him. A former friend of President... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00
A dramatic, illuminating day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter convinced Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to sign a peace treaty--the first treaty in the modern Middle East, and one which endures to this day. With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 33.99
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the 1978 Camp David conference when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East illuminating the issues that have made the problems of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95
Ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 43.99
This book is a succinct introduction to the orienting of attention. Richard Wright and Lawrence Ward describe the covert orienting literature clearly and concisely, illustrating it with numerous high-quality images, specifically designed to make the challenging theoretical concepts very accessible. The book begins with an historical introduction that... more...
- Pearson Education 2006; US$ 39.99
C Unleashed is a very comprehensive book on the ANSI C programming language. This book promotes solid, portable programming using ANSI C, thus benefiting programmers on any platform, including mainframes. Covers the New Standard for C, known as C9X, and includes embedded systems, simulation processing, threading and multiprocessing, digital signal... more...