A modern history of the Bin Ladens: How Osama Bin Laden’s father, an illiterate bricklayer from Yemen, rose to wealth and power in Saudi Arabia and the vastly divergent lives of Osama’s large extended family


  • Steve Coll A writer for "The New Yorker" and author of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning "Ghost Wars, as well as, "On the Grand Trunk Road," "The Deal of the Century," and "The Taking of Getty Oil." He is president and CEO of the New America Foundation.

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