Longitudes and Attitudes

Longitudes and Attitudes

Exploring the World Before and After September 11

Summary

Longitudes and Attitudes brings together reportage and reflections by one of the world's most admired journalists about the state of the world leading up to and after September 11, 2001 - the most momentous news story of our time. Travelling throughout the Middle East and Europe, Friedman talks to men and women in bazaars, schools and alleyways, as well as the world's leading political figures, developing and refining his unique perspective on the new kind of war the West finds itself fighting.

About the author

Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work with The New York Times, where he serves as the foreign affairs columnist, and is read by everyone from small-business owners to President Obama. Friedman is also the author of From Beirut to Jerusalem (1989), which won both the National Book Award and the Overseas Press Club Award, The Lexus and the Olive Tree (1999), Longitudes and Attitudes (2002), The World Is Flat (2005), which won the first Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award, and Hot, Flat, and Crowded (2008). He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
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