Portrait of T. E. Lawr...
Portrait of T. E. Lawrence
A concise, perceptive study, focusing on Lawrence's mission as a man meeting an historical need; his extraordinary gifts and powers; and his career as an example of personal freedom, both his own, and his quest for the freedom of others.
Hardcover, 148 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by Haskell House
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This is not a good book to read if you know almost nothing about Lawrence of Arabia. I've heard his name and have a very general idea of who he is, but I'd never seen the movie or read any other books on him. This book assumes you have a pretty good idea of Lawrence, and of his work in the Middle East, as well as a working knowledge of his book Seven Pillars of Wisdom. I feel as though I have no better knowledge of Lawrence as I did before I read this book.