Longitudes and Attitudes

Exploring the World After September 11

Thomas L. Friedman; Read by the author

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America's leading observer of the international scene on the minute-by-minute events of September 11th--before, during and after

As the Foreign Affairs columnist for the The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman is in a unique position to interpret the world for American readers. Twice a week, Friedman's celebrated commentary provides the most trenchant, pithy,and illuminating perspective in journalism.

Longitudes and Attitudes contains the columns Friedman has published about the most momentous news story of our time, as well as a diary of his experiences and reactions during this period of crisis. As the author writes, the book is "not meant to be a comprehensive study of September 11 and all the factors that went into it. Rather, my hope is that it will constitute a 'word album' that captures and preserves the raw, unpolished, emotional and analytical responses that illustrate how I, and others, felt as we tried to grapple with September and its aftermath, as they were unfolding."

Readers have repeatedly said that Friedman has expressed the essence of their own feelings, helping them not only by explaining who "they" are, but also by reassuring us about who "we" are. More than any other journalist writing, Friedman gives voice to America's awakening sense of its role in a changed world.

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"This lucid book, consisting of Friedman's exceptionally frank and convincing columns and an insightful post-September 11 diary, prods at the questions surrounding that day and offers an invaluable reporter's perspective on the world from outside U.S. borders. The previously unpublished diary offers the most insight to the state of the world after September 11."
-Publishers Weekly
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Thomas L. Friedman; Read by the author

Thomas L. Friedman has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize three times for his newspaper reporting, and is the author of two bestselling books, The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization (FSG, 1999) and From Beirut to Jerusalem (FSG, 1989), winner of the 1989 National Book Award in Nonfiction. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.

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Longitudes and Attitudes
Exploring the World After September 11
Thomas L. Friedman; Read by the author

Abridged Digital Audio

Abridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
March 2003
Abridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593970901
ISBN10: 1593970900
Audio Run Time: 6:00
$15.99

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Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
September 2002
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374190668
ISBN10: 0374190666
6 x 9 inches, 224 pages
$26.00

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
September 2002
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429916349
ISBN10: 1429916346
6 x 9 inches, 224 pages
$12.99
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