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Ron Briley by Scott Anderson Doubleday (2013) Lawrence in Arabia is not a traditional biography of the enigmatic T...Lawrence; instead, the story of Lawrence's exploits in Arabia is rendered in great detail by veteran war correspondent Scott Anderson,
Popperfoto /Getty Images At 6-feet2-inches, O'Toole was about nine inches taller than T.E. Lawrence; the actor's height proclaimed his subject's immense stature. In this pensive, swashbuckling incarnation, Lawrence makes for a curious messiah. With
Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, has died, his agent said Sunday...O'Toole died Saturday after a long illness, Steve Kenis said in a brief
December 15, 2013 Peter O'Toole, an Irish bookmaker's son with a hell-raising streak whose magnetic performance in the 1962 epic film Lawrence of Arabia earned him overnight fame and put him on the road to becoming one of his generation's most
It is a five-and-a-half hours flight from Jeddah to Casablanca, the largest city of Morocco one of the most beautiful countries in the world and the top tourist destination in Northern Africa. Earlier, I had visited neighboring Tunisia, small but
The Arab world's problems of conflict and misrule are deeply rooted in the region's history. But its awakened peoples' demands for accountable government and a new social contract offer hope, say Foulath Hadid (1937-2012) & Mishana Hosseinioun...
September 8, 2013 Scott Anderson's fine, sophisticated, richly detailed Lawrence in Arabia is filled with invaluably complex and fine-tuned information. This demanding but eminently readable account of the Middle East during World War I is certainly
Lawrence reveals a troubled legacy Suzy Hansen In the early chapters of Lawrence in Arabia note the inScott Anderson describes how the young T...Though the book is named for the British intelligence officer who improbably led an Arab revolt against
A cross and a Koran at an anti-Morsi protest in Tahrir Square, July 4, 2013. Photo: Reuters One of the most interesting features of the Arab uprising and unfinished revolutions is the dearth of big name leaders among the contending political camps.
I saw it for the first time many years ago at the Belle Meade Theatre, and I've never forgotten that famous cut of blue-eyed devil Peter O'Toole blowing out a match, only to have the full screen suddenly irradiated with a blaze of Saharan sunlight.