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December 6, 2008 2:33 AM

Robert L. Sharp: Lawrence's Arabia

All I know about the Middle East I learned from Lawrence of Arabia. Well, not in person. He is long gone, but in an effort to gain some understanding of the Middle East, I read recently T.E. Lawrence's 1926 "Seven Pillars of Wisdom," which recorded his World War I experiences organizing Arabs to fight the Turks.

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