Cover of the first US edition
|Cover artist||Chip Kidd (designer)|
|Publisher||Alfred A. Knopf (US)|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|LC Class||HV6432.7 .W75 2006|
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 is a 2006 non-fiction book by Lawrence Wright, a journalist for The New Yorker. Wright examines the origins of the militant organization Al-Qaeda, the background for various terrorist attacks and how they were investigated, and the events that led to the September 11 attacks.