Generation Freedom: The Middle East Uprisings and the Remaking of the Modern World

Paperback | June 28, 2011

byBruce Feiler

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"Feiler’s combination of journalism, commentary and self-discoverytells the reader volumes about humankind.” —Atlanta Journal-Constitution onAbraham

BruceFeiler, the bestselling author of Walking theBible and Abraham,examines the biblical and historical underpinnings of the Muslim world'spresent-day uprisings. As conflicts rock the Middle East, Feilerreturns to the region to explore how the sectarian and political conflicts in Libya,Tunisia, Yemen, Egypt, Israel, and Palestine represent a collision betweenmodern-day political tensions, centuries of deeply ingrained religioustraditions, and deeply entrenched cultural divides. Joining the ranks of ThomasFriedman and Fareed Zakaria,Feiler offers a book of powerful, transformativeinsight, uniquely illuminating a region in turmoil whose problems have longbeen clouded in confusion.

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"Feiler’s combination of journalism, commentary and self-discoverytells the reader volumes about humankind.” —Atlanta Journal-Constitution onAbraham BruceFeiler, the bestselling author of Walking theBible and Abraham,examines the biblical and historical underpinnings of the Muslim world'spresent-day uprisings. As conflicts rock the Mid...

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Timely and provocative, Generation Freedom looks at the historic youth uprisings sweeping the Middle East and what they mean for the future of peace, coexistence, and relations with the West.At a time when the world is asking how the Arab Spring and the death of Osama bin Laden will reshape our times, Bruce Feiler, bestselling author o...

Bruce Feiler is the author of six consecutiveNew York Timesbestsellers, includingAbraham,Where God Was Born,America's Prophet,The Council of Dads, andThe Secrets of Happy Families. He is a columnist for theNew York Times, a popular lecturer, and a frequent commentator on radio and television. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and twin...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.4 inPublished:June 28, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062104985

ISBN - 13:9780062104984

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