Bin Laden: Behind the Mask of a Terrorist

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, Osama bin Laden is still a vivid symbol of outrage and tragedy in the American imagination. One of the most-recognized faces of terror, bin Laden has presented himself to the world as a paragon of ascetic virtue. Journalist Adam Robinson tells a far different story. This authoritative biography lifts bin Laden’s mask of moral purity as it recounts his transformation from dissolute rich kid into terrorist mastermind. Drawing on information from members of bin Laden’s own family and extensive independent research in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Oman, Libya, and Pakistan, Robinson opens a window into the man who changed the face of global politics.
 

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Contents

Preface
CHAPTER ONE
CHAPTER TWO
CHAPTER THREE
CHAPTER FOUR
CHAPTER FIVE
CHAPTER SIX
CHAPTER SEVEN
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
CHAPTER NINETEEN
CHAPTER TWENTY
CHAPTER TWENTYONE

CHAPTER EIGHT
CHAPTER NINE
CHAPTER TEN
CHAPTER ELEVEN
CHAPTER TWELVE
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
CHAPTER TWENTYTWO
Epilogue
Afterword
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Nick Robinson has been an origami artist and teacher for thirty years and has written more than forty books on the craft of paper folding, including ORIGAMI FOR DUMMIES, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORIGAMI, and PICTURE PERFECT ORIGAMI. He lives in Sheffield, England with his wife, Alison.

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