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In the New World: Growing Up with America from the Sixties to the Eighties by [Lawrence Wright]

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Lawrence Wright graduated from Tulane University and spent two years teaching at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker and a fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law. The author of five works of nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, he has also written a novel, God's Favorite, and was cowriter of the movie The Siege. He and his wife are longtime residents of Austin, Texas. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Wright ( City Children ; Country Summer ) reflects on his coming-of-age during the '60s, describing his experiences on the home front of the Vietnam war and on the battlefields of the civil rights movement. "This is a rewarding memoir with telling details on public figures and dissidents alike," commented PW .
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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B007MDDOWE
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Vintage; Reprint edition (November 7, 2012)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 7, 2012
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 3735 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 338 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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Lawrence Wright (born August 2, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, screenwriter, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University School of Law. Wright is best known as the author of the 2006 nonfiction book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. Wright is also known for his work with documentarian Alex Gibney who directed film versions of Wright's one man show My Trip to Al-Qaeda and his book Going Clear.

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