The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda & the Road to 9/11 is by Lawrence Wright. THE book for those who have wondered how 9/11 happened. This meticulously researched and documented book covers four decades, from the beginnings of Islamic fundamentalism to the rise of Al-Qaeda, and the failings of the American government agencies who didn't connect the dots. Wright's book raises as many questions as it answers about the future of Islam and the safety of America. A must read book for those who want to understand how radical Islam came into being and all the personalities involved.
Ratings: Adult - 9 out of 10 - P (profanity) - AC (mature thematic content) - V (violence).