Growing Up bin Laden: Osama's Wife and Son Take Us Inside Their Secret World
I was not always the wife of Osama bin Laden. Once I was an innocent child dreaming little girl dreams...Thus begins this powerful story as mother and son give us an extra ordinary viewcomplete with exclusive family photographsof the private life of a man both loved and feared by his family: Osamas disapproval of modern conveniences, including elec tricity and medicine; Osama toughening up his sons by taking them into the desert without food or water; Osama moving his wives and children from a orderly life to one of extreme uncertainty. In 1996, Osama chose the 15-year-old Omar to accompany him to the mountain fortress of Tora Bora, where the risks of hunger and disease soon paled before the dangers of the terrorist camps. With unprecedented access and insight, bestselling author Jean Sasson takes us inside the secret world of Osama bin Laden.
Author: Omar bin Laden, Najwa bin Laden, Jean Sasson
Edition: (Edition: First Edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: 2009-10-27