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The Osama bin Laden I Know is an oral history of the world's most wanted man, told by people who have actually spent time with him. This book will feature interviews with people who have known bin Laden from each of the various phases of his life, from his early childhood until today. The interviews will not only delve into the significant events of bin Laden's life, but will also elicit the intimate details that will help reveal bin Laden's character and personality. The Osama bin Laden I Know promises to be a definitive document about al Qaeda's elusive leader whether he remains at large, is captured, or is killed.
No one knows more about Osama bin Laden than Peter Bergen. In 1997, well before the West suddenly became aware of the world's most sought-after terrorist, Bergen met with him and has followed his activities ever since. Today, years after President Bush swore to get him dead or alive and despite haunting the popular imagination since September 11, 2001, bin Laden remains shrouded in mystery and obscured by a barrage of facts, details and myths. With numerous never-before-published interviews, The Osama Bin Laden I Know provides unprecedented insight into bin Laden's life and character drawing on the experiences of his most intimate acquaintances. This timely and important work gives readers their first true, enduring look at the man who has declared the West his greatest enemy.
Featuring interviews with those who have known Osama bin Laden over the years, this audiobook is an oral history of the world's most wanted man, told by people who have actually spent time with him. Unabridged. 9 CDs.