GOVT 331 Friedman - Hama_Rules - .A superb, unsettling and...

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'0 ..A superb, unsettling and p'redictably controversial book . . . It proves a splendid trip,' because Friedman knows his material cold and hot, writes and re.,-s: like Thomas of Arabia with a laptop computer, and pounds home strong opinions and insider advice. unsettles, because Friedman's combina- tionOf bookish overview and in-the-rubble experience leads him to cutting insights about the mess in Lebanon; relations between American and Israeli Jews, and many other cliched Middle East issues." -Columbus Dispatch "Perhaps no other book written for a popular audience has so successfully explained the uncJI'plainable ... This book is an annotated roadmap to the past, and a briUiantcrystal ball for the future." -St. Louis Post-Dispatch "'A' l:lQQ:k th~t is almost impossible to put down. It is packed with anecdotes, colQf; petsPQa~ities, humor, fairness, and the wisest analysis of the Lebanese and.lsfu¢li. .:.cPalestinian situations that I have come across ... Overall, this is the Ile stbook I have ever found about the Middle East." -The Progressive "(Arcrowded, fasCinating memoir ... Friedman has mastered his subject." -Time "Gifted with brilliant reporting skills and exceptional writing ability, [Fried- ma,ril helps the reader understand the plight of both peoples. His empathy for theirc'ondition leads him, and his readers, not to despair, but to hope that a solutiQp is })9ssible that will ultimately allow Jews and Arabs to live alongside one another, if not with and for each other." -Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.) "Vastly descriptive, incredibly illuminating, very educational, and marvel- ously persuasive. " -Library Journal "Thomas Friedman enters [the Mideast] as one reporter who doesn't need voice lessons. From Beirut to Jerusalem puts him at the head of the pack-a dymunic, opinionated liver-and-breather of the beat, shouting his views toward mosque and synagogue alike. . . -Philadelphia Inquirer "From Beirut to Jerusalem is required reading for anyone trying to make sense of the Middle East morass and, considering the relentless human suffering in both Lebanon and Israel, even more important reading for those who have thrown up their hands in disgust. " -7 Days "From Beirut to Jerusalem is both a personal journey toward understanding these two countries and a superb, sparkling analysis of Middle Eastern politics." -Atlanta Journal/Atlanta Constitution "[A] provocative, absorbing memoir cum political and social analysis. .. -Publishers Weekly FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM Updated with a New Chapter Thomas L. Friedman ~ ANCHOR Boo~s A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC. NEW YORK
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FIRST ANCHOR BOOKS EDITION, AUGUST 1990 Copyright © 1989, 1990, 1995 by Thomas L. Friedman All rights reselVed under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by Anchor Books, a division of ~wom House, Inc., New York, and simultaneously in Canada by Random Hodse of Canada Limited, Toronto. Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 1989. The Anchor Books edition is published by arrangement with Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
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