Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of T.E. Lawrence
Lawerence of Arabia--the name conjures up swirling visions of desert sand and galloping camels, of epic victories and horrific personal sacrifices. But behind the heroic legend and the haunting images the reliable information is surprisingly scarce: Just who was T.E. Lawrence? In the pages of this book lies the answer--or, rather, the answers. Lawrence was medievalist who became a modern-day knight as leader of the Arab Revolt against the Turks: he was a British secret agent who became the most celebrated yet misunderstood military genius of World War I; he was an obsessed writer whose autobiography, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, is now world famous; he was an intensely private man whose name became a household word. His exploits mesmerized the general public, while his character deeply impressed those who knew him. And, at last, he has been effectively captured in print, in this landmark biography by Jeremy Wilson. Until now, such a project was impossible , as certain British Government papers relating to his role in the Arab Revolt were unavailable. By 1975, however, most of the relevant documents had been released, and Wilson was authorized by A.W. Lawrence (T.E. Lawrence's brother and literary executor)to write the official biography . This unique status gave him complete access to photographs, letters, and other documents never before researched, but allowed him freedom to publish whatever conclusions he reached. From Lawrence's promising Oxford childhood and early years as an archeologist, to his divers military and diplomatic roles during and after World War I, Wilson--drawing substantially on contemporary records--provides an authentic account of Lawrence's achievements. Wilson then looks carefully at Lawrence's latter years, the years of supposed isolation (in reality,"Aircraftman Ross" was often consulted by the famous and powerful). which saw the growth of Lawrence's literary ambition and renown, as evidenced by his own wish to be appraised as a man of letters rather than a man of action. Here, the, is the definitive life of one of the most intriguing, paradoxical, mythicized, and extraordinary men of the twentieth century. For those who truly want to know and understand T. E. Lawrence, this book is a must.
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Review: Lawrence Of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of TE LawrenceUser Review - Charlie Londono - Goodreads
BRILLIANT! The story, the legend, the writing style, all of it. No longer published, but can be found used. A must read for any history buff. One definitely gains a better understanding of how and why ... Read full review
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Great read. What a remarkable man Lawrence was - and Jeremy Wilson tells his story wonderfully.
Sense and Nonsense in the Biography of T E Lawrence
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Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of te Lawrence. New York: Atheneum. 1990. Pp. xi, 1188. $35.00. This work byjeremy Wilson is a monumental piece ...
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'NEVER FORGET THAT YOU HAVE SEEN HIM'. Date: June 10, 1990, Sunday, Late Edition - Final Section 7; Page 42, Column 2; Book Review Desk ...
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Rattigan, Terence. Ross, A Dramatic Portrait. New York: Random House, 1962. Wilson, Jeremy. Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of te Lawrence. ...
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... at the Oxford High School for Boys (3 October 1936); as quoted in Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of te Lawrence (1989) by Jeremy M Wilson ...
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Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of te Lawrence New York : Atheneum, 1990, c1989 -- ISBN: 0689119348. THE biography. ...
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... THE LIFE OF te LAWRENCE by John E. Mack (1976) and the second by Jeremy Wilson, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, THE AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF te LAWRENCE. ...