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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Scott Anderson
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
Synopsis

Lawrence in Arabia (2013) reveals how a small cast of characters forever changed the Middle East during World War I and the Arab Revolt. At its center was T. E. Lawrence, a brash and untrained young military officer who was torn between two nations and experienced firsthand the broken promises of politics and the horrors of war.

Who should read these blinks?
  • Students and historians interested in World War I
  • People curious about the history of the Middle East
  • Anyone who likes a thrilling story
Who wrote the book?

Scott Anderson is a journalist who has specialized in reporting from war-torn areas such as Lebanon, Israel and Bosnia. His work has appeared in Esquire, Vanity Fair and The New York Times Magazine. His other books include The Man Who Tried to Save the World and The 4 O’Clock Murders.

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