From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman
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This revised edition of the number-one bestseller and winner of the 1989 National Book Award includes the Pulitzer Prize Winning author's new, updated epilogue.

 

About Thomas L. Friedman

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Thomas L. Friedman has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at The New York Times, where he serves as the foreign affairs columnist. He is the author of three previous books, all of them bestsellers: From Beirut to Jerusalem, winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction; The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization; and Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11. In 2005 The World Is Flat was given the first Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award, and Friedman was named one of America's Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.
 
Published April 1, 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 560 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Travel, Self Help. Non-fiction

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When, for example, Friedman describes a Beirut hostess asking her guests, as a continuing artillery barrage threatens to put a damper on her party, ""Would you like to eat now or wait for the cease-fire?""he tells more about the Lebanese situation than can be found in pages of writing by a less a...

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The book is a document of Friedman's Middle East education: from a zealous pro-Israeli Jewish teenager in Minnesota to an awestruck journalist in Beirut to a grizzled Middle East observer in Jerusalem.

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