An Arabian Family in the American Century. Synopsis: In The Bin Ladens, two- time Pulitzer Prize-winner Steve Coll continues where Ghost Warsleft off, shedding new light on one of the most elusive families of the twenty-first century. Rising from a famine-stricken desert into luxury, private compounds, and even business deals with Hollywood celebrities, the Bin Ladens have benefited from the tensions and contradictions in a country founded on extreme religious purity, suddenly thrust into a world awash in oil, money, and the temptations of the West. But what do these incongruities mean for globalization, the War on Terror, and America's place in the Middle East? Meticulously researched, The Bin Ladens is the story of a remarkably varied and often dangerous family that has used money, mobility, and technology to dramatically different ends. Hardcover, with dust jacket, in brand new condition. Buy more than one kijiji item and pay less. I live in Linwood, and have a store front where I store what I have for sale on Kijiji. Let me know if you'd like to arrange pick-up at Linwood, or at another location, possibly where I go for groceries, in north Waterloo or Elmira. Please let the pictures describe the item, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to email me. Check out my many other listings and thanks for looking.