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God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State GOD SAVE TEXAS Lawrence WrightThirteen Days in September【電子書籍】 Lawrence WrightRemembering Satan【電子書籍】 Lawrence WrightBirdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the SkiesGod Save TexasA Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State【電子書籍】 Lawrence WrightBirdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies BIRDMEN Lawrence GoldstoneSusan Lawrence: The Enigma in the Wright House【電子書籍】 Roberta VolkmannSusan Lawrence The Enigma in the Wright House倒壊する巨塔〈上〉―アルカイダと「9 11」への道Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp DavidGuide to Lawrence Wright’s The Terror Year by Instaread【電子書籍】 InstareadThe Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 LOOMING TOWER Lawrence WrightGoing Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief GOING CLEAR Lawrence WrightBirdmenThe Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies【電子書籍】 Lawrence GoldstoneQuicklet on Lawrence Wright 039 s The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9-11 (CliffNotes-like Summary, Analysis, and Review)【電子書籍】 Samuel MonizSaints and SinnersWalker Railey, Jimmy Swaggart, Madalyn Murray O 039 Hair, Anton LaVey, Will Campbell , Matthew Fox【電子書籍】 Lawrence WrightLos Anos del Terror /The Terror Years: From Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State: de Al - Qaeda Al Estado I SPA-ANOS DEL TERROR /THE TERRO Lawrence WrightIm Gef ngnis des GlaubensScientology, Hollywood und die Innenansicht einer modernen Kirche【電子書籍】 Lawrence WrightSummary of Going Clear: By Lawrence Wright - Includes Analysis【楽天海外直送】【英語の本】【洋書】God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star StateDirectorate S: The C.I.A. and America 039 s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001–2016God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State GOD SAVE TEXAS Lawrence WrightGoing Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of BeliefParenting and the Power of Respect【電子書籍】 P. Lawrence Wright89: Inside Arsenal’s 1988/89 SeasonGod Save Texas: A Journey into the Future of AmericaThirteen Days in SeptemberThe Dramatic Story of the Struggle for Peace【電子書籍】 Lawrence WrightThe Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11The Looming Tower【電子書籍】 Lawrence Wright
 

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  • GOD SAVE TEXAS Lawrence Wright RANDOM HOUSE (LARGE PRINT)2018 Paperback English ISBN:9780525589549 洋書 Social Science(社会科学) History
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  • <div>Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the 1978 Camp David conference when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East illuminating the issues that have made the problems of the region so intractable, as well as exploring the scriptural narratives that continue to frame the conflict. In addition to his in-depth accounts of the lives of the three leaders, Wright draws vivid portraits of other fiery personalities who were present at Camp David including Moshe Dayan, Osama el-Baz and Zbigniew Brzezinski as they work furiously behind the scenes.<BR><BR><br><BR>What emerges is a riveting view of the making of this unexpected and so far unprecedented peace. Wright exhibits the full extent of Carter’s persistence in pushing an agreement forward, the extraordinary way in which the participants at the confer...
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  • <p>In 1988 Ericka and Julie Ingram began making a series of accusations of sexual abuse against their father, Paul Ingram, who was a respected deputy sheriff in Olympia, Washington. At first the accusations were confined to molestations in their childhood, but they grew to include torture and rape as recently as the month before. At a time when reported incidents of "recovered memories" had become widespread, these accusations were not unusual. What captured national attention in this case is that, under questioning, Ingram appeared to remember participating in bizarre satanic rites involving his whole family and other members of the sheriff's department.</p> <p>Remembering Satan is a lucid, measured, yet absolutely riveting inquest into a case that destroyed a family, engulfed a small town, and captivated an America obsessed by rumors of a satanic underground. As it follows the increasingly bizarre accusations and confessions, the claims and counterclaims of police,...
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  • <p><strong>With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of <em>The Looming Tower</em> explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny.</strong></p> <p><em>God Save Texas</em> 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 than twenty years; but it is also a state in which minorities already form a majority (including the largest number of Muslims). The cities are blue and among the most diverse in the nation. Oil is still king but Texas now leads California in technology exports. The Texas economic model of low taxes and minimal regulation has produced extraordinary growth but also striking income disparities. Texas looks a lot like the America that Donald Trump wants to create. And Wright's profound portrait of the state not only reflects our country ...
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  • BIRDMEN Lawrence Goldstone BALLANTINE TRADE2015 Paperback English ISBN:9780345538055 洋書 Travel(旅行) Transportation
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  • <p>In 1902 Susan Lawrence commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to "remodel" her deceased father's home in Springfield, Illinois. The project grew and became a blonde Roman brick mansion with 35 rooms on 16 different levels. An anomaly in Springfield, the house is a masterpiece that still stands today as one of Wright's finest Prairie designs. Now called the Dana-Thomas House, it is an Illinois State Historic Site that has been visited by thousands. The woman behind the project, Susan Lawrence, lived during a period in history when women were finding their voices and carving out new places in society. As the world changed around her, she assumed several names and played many roles. She entertained lavishly, traveled the world, championed the rights of women and African-Americans, shared her time and money, and led seekers of spiritual truths. With over 50 images, this book captures Susan Lawrence's complex and independent lifestyle that matched the home Frank Lloyd Wright...
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  • 著 者 : Volkmann Roberta出版年 : Aug-2011ISBN-10 : 1589099605 ISBN-13 : 9781589099609 出版社 : Bookstand Publishing
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  • <p>PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Lawrence Wright’s The Terror Year and NOT the original book.</p> <p>Preview:</p> <p>Lawrence Wright’s The Terror Years: From Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State is a collection of Wright’s essays from The New Yorker and other venues about radical Islamic terror in the 2000s.</p> <p>Terrorist activities are shaped by the experiences, ideology, and choices of terrorist leaders.</p> <p>Inside this companion:</p> <p>Overview of the book<br> Important People<br> Key Insights<br> Analysis of Key Insights</p> <p>About the Author:  With Instaread, you can get the notes and insights from a book in 15 minutes or less.</p> <p>Visit our website at instaread.co.</p>画面が切り替わりますので、しばらくお待ち下さい。 ※ご購入は、楽天kobo商品ページからお願いします。※切り替わらない場合は、こちら をクリックして下さい。 ※このページからは注文できません。
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  • LOOMING TOWER Lawrence Wright ALFRED A KNOPF2006 Hardcover English ISBN:9780375414862 洋書 Social Science(社会科学) History
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  • GOING CLEAR Lawrence Wright VINTAGE BOOKS2013 Paperback English ISBN:9780307745309 洋書 Social Science(社会科学) Religion
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  • <p><strong>From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.</strong><br /> **?**<br /> The feud between this nation’s great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American personalities. On one side, a pair of tenacious siblings who together had solved the centuries-old riddle of powered, heavier-than-air flight. On the other, an audacious motorcycle racer whose innovative aircraft became synonymous in the public mind with death-defying stunts. For more than a decade, they battled each other in court, at air shows, and in the newspapers. The outcome of this contest of wills would shape the course of aviation historyーand take a fearsome toll on the men involved.<br /> *?*<br /> <em>Birdmen</em> sets the engrossing story of the Wrights’ war with Curtiss against the th...
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  • <p>Quicklets: Your Reading Sidekick! </p> <p>ABOUT THE BOOK </p> <p>The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 was first published in 2006, although Wright began the project some time earlier, conducting several hundred interviews with a wide range of individuals, from terrorist sympathizers to American law enforcement. The intent of the book was to provide a narrative of the events leading up to the events of September 11, 2001. </p> <p>This meant an in-depth discussion of the roots of al-Qaeda and similar organizations, the reasons for its decision to target America, and an explanation for the failure of American intelligence agencies to prevent the attack. Although it was not the first analysis of these events, The Looming Tower is distinguished by its focus on detail, and has been called a narrative history that possesses all the immediacy and emotional power of a novel, (New York TImes). </p> <p>The book focuses on the history and psychology of the key f...
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  • <p>In this fascinating book about religion in America, one of this country's most probing yet sympathetic journalists puts forth stories not only of real grace but of despair, sexual scandal, and attempted murder.</p> <p>Lawrence Wright's Saints and Sinners are Jimmy Swaggart, who preached a hellfire gospel with rock 'n' roll abandon before he was caught with a, prostitute in a seedy motel; Anton LaVey, the kitsch-loving, gleefully fraudulent founder of the First Church of Satan; Madalyn Murray O'Hair, whose litigious atheism sometimes resembled a brand of faith; Matthew Fox, the Dominican priest who has aroused the fury of the Vatican for dismissing the doctrine of original sin and denouncing the church as a dysfunctional family; Walker Railey, the rising star of Dallas's Methodist church, who, at the pinnacle of his success, was suspected of attempting to murder his wife; and Will Campbell, the eccentric liberal Southern Baptist preacher whose challenges to established ways ...
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  • SPAーANOS DEL TERROR /THE TERRO Lawrence Wright DEBATE2017 Paperback Spanish ISBN:9788499927671 洋書 Fiction & Literature(小説&文芸) Literary Collections
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  • <p>Die Sekte der Stars: Was Scientology so attraktiv und gef?hrlich macht</p> <p>Scientology ist eine der umstrittensten sogenannten neuen religi?sen Bewegungen. In Deutschland wird die Organisation vom Verfassungsschutz beobachtet. Was aber macht Scientology immer wieder attraktiv f?r Menschen auch in Deutschland? Warum hat Scientology so gro?e Anziehungskraft gerade auf Hollywood?</p> <p>In seinem neuen Buch begibt sich der Pulitzer-Preistr?ger Lawrence Wright (≫Der Tod wird euch finden≪ ?ber Al-Qaida) in das Herz von Scientology. Nach jahrelangen Recherchen im Umfeld der Organisation schildert er ihre Gr?ndung durch den Science-Fiction-Autor L. Ron Hubbard, die bisweilen bizarr anmutenden Glaubensinhalte und die aggressiven Praktiken gegen?ber Mitgliedern, Abtr?nnigen und Kritikern. Seine Gespr?che mit dem Filmregisseur und Ex-Mitglied Paul Haggis verschafften Wright tiefe Einblicke in die auff?llig enge Beziehung gerade von Filmschaffenden ? unter ihnen etwa Tom Cruise...
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  • Summary of Going Clear: By Lawrence Wright - Includes AnalysisSummary of Going Clear by Lawrence Wright - Includes Analysis Preview: Going Clear by Lawrence Wright is an in-depth examination of the founding, principles, and scandals of Scientology using eyewitness interviews and original document research. The Church of Scientology was founded with the publication of the book Dianetics in 1950 by science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard. His unique approach to mental health attracted a following, and after he founded the Church of Scientology in 1954 to continue spreading the message of Dianetics, he established a seafaring ministry and sought a permanent base for the church. They established the church in Clearwater, Florida in 1975. From there it became famous for the church's secretive beliefs. Given the high level of skepticism from journalists and the US government, Hubbard spent much of his time hiding or on the run with his earnings from the church until he died in 1986. The chu...
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  • GOD SAVE TEXAS Lawrence Wright ALFRED A KNOPF2018 Hardcover English ISBN:9780525520108 洋書 Social Science(社会科学) History
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  • <p>Disciplining your children doesn’t need to be a constant power struggle accompanied by arguments and yelling. It is possible to discipline with love and respect, avoiding the conflict that too often exists. Parenting and the Power of Respect is a non-intimidating, non-violent, motivational system that can be used to influence positive change in the behavior of your children and bring harmony back into your home.</p> <p>Because it’s easy to read, understand, and apply, it won’t take long for you to see real results in your children’s behavior as they begin responding more willingly and cooperatively. You’ll learn that by replacing the concept of reward and punishment with a system of choices and consequences, your children will learn responsibility, while also gaining greater self-confidence and self-esteem.</p> <p>Put an end to the power struggle in your home and learn to communicate with your children in a positive, loving way that will strengthen your relationships an...
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  • <p>**A dramatic, illuminating day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter convinced Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to sign a peace treaty--the first treaty in the modern Middle East, and one which endures to this day.<br /> ?**<br /> 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 state to their mostly well-known seconds working furiously behind the scenes. What emerges is not what we've come to think of as an unprecedented yet "simple" peace. Rather, Wright reveals the full extent of Carter's persistence in pushing peace forward, the extraordinary w...
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  • <p><strong>This Pulitzer Prize winner is the basis for the upcoming Hulu series starring Peter Sarsgaard, Jeff Daniels, and Tahar Rahim.</strong></p> <p>A gripping narrative that spans five decades,<strong>The Looming Tower</strong> explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence failures that culminated in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Lawrence Wright re-creates firsthand the transformation of Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri from incompetent and idealistic soldiers in Afghanistan to leaders of the most successful terrorist group in history. He follows FBI counterterrorism chief John O’Neill as he uncovers the emerging danger from al-Qaeda in the 1990s and struggles to track this new threat. Packed with new information and a deep historical perspective, <strong>The Looming Tower</strong> is the definitive history of the long road to September 11.</p> <p>National Book Award Finalist...
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