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Wright, Lawrence

Summary: "With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny. God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide office in more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 TEX

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: Explores both the American and Arab sides of the September 11th terrorist attacks in an account of the people, ideas, events, and intelligence failures that led to the tragedies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 Wri

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: Examines the Church of Scientology; discusses the esoteric cosmology, the auditing process for determining an inductee's state of being, and the Bridge for Total Freedom; and details how the church pursues celebrities.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.936 WRI

Wright, Lawrence

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 WRI

Wright, Lawrence.

Summary: A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the The Looming Tower, the now-classic study of al-Qaeda's 9/11 attack. Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with both current and former Scientologists--both famous and less well known--and years of archival research, Lawrence Wright uses his extraordinary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013

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Wright, Lawrence

Summary: A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright's remarkable book is based on five years of research and hundreds of interviews that he conducted in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, England, France,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 WRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 Wright

Wright, Lawrence

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomson/Gale 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.931 WRI

Wright, Lawrence

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "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 on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.325 WRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956 WRI

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in the Middle East and his acclaimed journalistic skill, Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the Camp David conference, delving deeply into the issues and enmities between the two nations, explaining the relevant background to the conflict and to all the major participants at the conference, from the three heads of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WRI

Summary: "... [A] look inside the controversial religion from Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney. The film profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, exploring the psychological impact of blind faith, how the church attracts new followers and keeps hold of its A-list celebrity devotees."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GOI

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1999

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SIE