The Bin Ladens
The Bin Ladens
An Arabian Family in the American Century
Steve Coll

In The Bin Ladens, two- time Pulitzer Prize–winner Steve Coll continues where Ghost Wars left off, shedding new light on one of the most elusive families of the twenty-first century. Rising from a famine-stricken desert into luxury, private compounds, and even business deals with Hollywood celebrities, the Bin Ladens have benefited from the tensions and contradictions in a country founded on extreme religious purity, suddenly thrust into a world awash in oil, money, and the temptations of the West. But what do these incongruities mean for globalization, the War on Terror, and America’s place in the Middle East? Meticulously researched, The Bin Ladens is the story of a remarkably varied and often dangerous family that has used money, mobility, and technology to dramatically different ends.

Title The Bin Ladens
Subtitle An Arabian Family in the American Century
Author Steve Coll
Publisher Penguin Books
Title First Published 31 March 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 688 p.
ISBN-10 0143114816
ISBN-13 9780143114819
Publication Date 31 March 2009
Main content page count 688
Weight 16 oz.

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