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Learn more about it....Osama bin Laden

Posted on: May 3, 2011 @ 11:39:23 am

The Tuesday, May 3 edition of the N.Y. Times features the article, A Survey of Books About Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda. It is an overview of eight useful titles for those who would like to learn more.

To get started on finding additional information both online and in the print collection, take a look at the Libguide on Conflict, War, and Terrorism at

The UCF Libraries holds all eight titles listed in the N.Y. Times article:

  • The longest war : the enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda by Peter L. Bergen.
    HV6432 .B46 2011
  • The Bin Ladens : an Arabian family in the American century by Steve Coll.
    CS1129 .B552 2008
  • Holy war, Inc. : inside the secret world of Osama bin Laden by Peter L. Bergen.
    HV6430.B55 B47 2001
  • Osama bin Laden by Michael Scheuer.
    HV6430.B55 S33 2011
  • The looming tower : Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright.
    HV6432.7 .W75 2006
  • In the graveyard of empires : America's war in Afghanistan by Seth G. Jones.
    DS371.412 .J665 2009
  • Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll.
    DS371.2 .C63 2005
  • Osama : the making of a terrorist by Jonathan Randal.
    HV6430.B55 R36 2004


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