Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

The Life, the Legend

Book - 2005
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A visual biography of Lawrence of Arabia, this work is told through his own photographs, desert paintings, drawings and ephemera, all supported by quotations from his own first-hand account of his experiences.
Publisher: New York ; London : Thames & Hudson, 2005.
ISBN: 9780500512388
0500512388
Branch Call Number: 941. 083 LAW B
Characteristics: 208 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)

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Derringer
Apr 06, 2019

The true-life story about Thomas Edward Lawrence (aka. Lawrence of Arabia) is really quite a complex and intriguing one if you actually take the time to find out who he was and what were behind some of his motives.

Of course, the highlight of Lawrence's life was during WW1 when he was sent to Arabia on an intelligence mission and, with that, he became directly involved in the Arab Revolt where his actions were instrumental in bringing about the fall of Damascus (aka. The Syrian Arab Republic).

This excellent visual biography (written by Malcolm Brown) certainly gives the reader a clear and concise perspective of the life, the times, and the legend of Thomas Lawrence who (in 1935) was killed (at the age of 46) as the result of a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England.

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ManMachine
Mar 26, 2019

(*T.E. Lawrence quote*) - "All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was all vanity. But, the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."

If you are at all interested in the life, the times, and the legend of Thomas Edward Lawrence (aka. Lawrence of Arabia) - Then - This first-rate pictorial biography is sure to offer you a well-rounded depiction of who he was and what he was all about.

Containing 195 photographs in all - This informative book (written by British author, Malcolm Brown) is sure to fascinate you with all that it has to reveal about the heroic achievements of T.E. Lawrence, during WW1 and beyond.

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