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Thirteen Days in September - Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David

Lawrence Wright

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW' S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day. With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in the Middle East and his acclaimed journalistic skill, Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the Camp David conference, illuminating the issues that have made the problems of the region so intractable, as well as exploring the scriptural narratives that continue to frame the conflict. In addition to his in-depth accounts of the lives of the three leaders, Wright draws vivid portraits of other fiery personalities who were present at Camp David--including Moshe Dayan, Osama el-Baz, and Zbigniew Brzezinski--as they work furiously behind the scenes. Wright also explores the significant role played by Rosalynn Carter. What emerges is a riveting view of the making of this unexpected and so far unprecedented peace. Wright exhibits the full extent of Carter's persistence in pushing an agreement forward, the extraordinary way in which the participants at the conference-many of them lifelong enemies-attained it, and the profound difficulties inherent in the process and its outcome, not the least of which has been the still unsettled struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians. In Thirteen Days in September, Wright gives us a resonant work of history and reportage that provides both a timely revisiting of this important diplomatic triumph and an inside look at how peace is made. From the Hardcover edition.

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW' S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day. With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in the Middle East and his acclaimed journalistic skill, Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the Camp David conference, illuminating the issues that have made the problems of the region so intractable, as well as exploring the scriptural narratives that continue to frame the conflict. In addition to his in-depth accounts of the lives of the three leaders, Wright draws vivid portraits of other fiery personalities who were present at Camp David--including Moshe Dayan, Osama el-Baz, and Zbigniew Brzezinski--as they work furiously behind the scenes. Wright also explores the significant role played by Rosalynn Carter. What emerges is a riveting view of the making of this unexpected and so far unprecedented peace. Wright exhibits the full extent of Carter's persistence in pushing an agreement forward, the extraordinary way in which the participants at the conference-many of them lifelong enemies-attained it, and the profound difficulties inherent in the process and its outcome, not the least of which has been the still unsettled struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians. In Thirteen Days in September, Wright gives us a resonant work of history and reportage that provides both a timely revisiting of this important diplomatic triumph and an inside look at how peace is made. From the Hardcover edition.
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ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW' S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day. With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in the Middle East and his acclaimed journalistic skill, Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the Camp David conference, illuminating the issues that have made the problems of the region so intractable, as well as exploring the scriptural narratives that continue to frame the conflict. In addition to his in-depth accounts of the lives of the three leaders, Wright draws vivid portraits of other fiery personalities who were present at Camp David--including Moshe Dayan, Osama el-Baz, and Zbigniew Brzezinski--as they work furiously behind the scenes. Wright also explores the significant role played by Rosalynn Carter. What emerges is a riveting view of the making of this unexpected and so far unprecedented peace. Wright exhibits the full extent of Carter's persistence in pushing an agreement forward, the extraordinary way in which the participants at the conference-many of them lifelong enemies-attained it, and the profound difficulties inherent in the process and its outcome, not the least of which has been the still unsettled struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians. In Thirteen Days in September, Wright gives us a resonant work of history and reportage that provides both a timely revisiting of this important diplomatic triumph and an inside look at how peace is made. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Bramhall

Length:

11h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:49


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:53


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:00


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:55


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:21


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:32


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:12


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:09


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:19


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:28


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:48


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:52


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:07


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:51


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:05


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:38


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:46


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:28


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:11


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:22


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:54


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:58


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:44


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:08


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:45


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:47


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:04


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:59


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:34


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:45


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:20


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:45


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:57


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:48


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:48


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:23


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:18


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

08:37


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:45


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:17


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

08:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:54


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:30


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:03


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:13


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:06


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:42


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:49


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:24


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:30


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:23


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:59


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:38


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

07:54


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:17


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:20


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:24


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:15


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:11


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:43


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:11


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:47


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:24


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:05


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:13


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:40


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:23


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:42


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:58


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:35


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:23


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

08:00


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:31


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:01


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:34


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:27


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:45


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:36


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

08:19


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:45


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:22


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:51


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:52


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

06:55


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:41


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:31


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:26


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

06:24


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:42


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:37


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:59


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:05


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:42


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:58


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

08:48


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:19


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:53


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

06:44


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

07:19


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:21


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

06:10


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:16


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

08:51


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

08:21


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

03:20


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:48


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:42


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

08:09


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

07:45


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

00:37