The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century

Version: Abridged
Author: Steve Coll
Narrator: Erik Singer
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Law & Politics
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
Published In: April 2008
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 11 hours
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Overview

Abridged CDs * 10 CDs, 12 hours

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the national bestseller Ghost Wars, Steve Coll presents the story of the Bin Laden family’s rise to power and privilege, revealing new information to show how American influences changed the family and how one member’s rebellion changed America.

Author Details

Author Details

Coll, Steve

Steve Coll is a writer for "The New Yorker" and author of the Pulitzer Prize- winning "Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001," He is president of the New America Foundation, a public policy institute in Washington, D.C. Previously he served, for more than twenty years, as a reporter, foreign correspondent, and ultimately as managing editor of "The Washington Post," He is also the author of "On the Grand Trunk Road, The Deal of the Century, and The Taking of Getty Oil," Coll received a 1990 Pulitzer Prize for explan