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LAWRENCE, T.E.: Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Abridged)

    

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LAWRENCE, T.E.: Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Abridged)

Although Lawrence of Arabia died in 1935, the story of his life has captured the imagination of succeeding generations. The Seven Pillars of Wisdom is a monumental work in which he chronicles his role in leading the Arab Revolt against the Turks during the First World War. A reluctant leader, and wracked by guilt at the duplicity of the British, Lawrence nevertheless threw himself into his role, suffering the blistering desert conditions and masterminding military campaigns which culminated in the triumphant march of the Arabs into Damascus.



Disc 1

  Seven Pillars Of Wisdom
1.   The Arab Stage 00:06:12
2.   Lawrence's Experience 00:09:10
3.   Meeting Sherif Ali And Feisal 00:09:46
4.   Meeting Feisal's Men 00:05:58
5.   Camp Life - And Arab Clothes 00:05:36
6.   Preparations For The Coming March 00:05:53
7.   Taking Wejh 00:05:30
8.   The Execution 00:07:28
9.   Attacking The Hejaz Railway 00:08:06
10.   Shepherds And Mine - Laying 00:06:33
11.   Feisal And Auda abu Tayi 00:06:46


Disc 2

  Seven Pillars Of Wisdom
1.   Plans For Akaba 00:02:41
2.   Departure On The Long Detour 00:09:46
3.   Banqueting - Bedouin Style 00:06:08
4.   The Niceties Of Feasting 00:06:44
5.   Setting Out For Akaba 00:08:51
6.   Travelling - And Arrival 00:03:41
7.   The Disorder Of Akaba 00:08:18
8.   Back In Cairo 00:04:32
9.   Return To Akaba 00:05:28
10.   Blowing Up Trains 00:07:56
11.   The Machine Guns Go In Action 00:09:14
12.   The Effect Of Mining Trains 00:02:03


Disc 3

  Seven Pillars Of Wisdom
1.   Wintering In Azrak 00:10:22
2.   Entering Deraa In Disguise 00:05:52
3.   The Bey Changes His Tone 00:05:13
4.   'At Last, When I Was Broken... ' 00:07:05
5.   Winter Depression, Farewell To Ali And Arrival In Akaba 00:05:52
6.   Allenby Insists On More Action 00:05:48
7.   To Mezerib and Battle 00:05:00
8.   Allenby's Overview 00:09:33
9.   Damascus At Last 00:09:12
10.   The Horror Of The Turkish Hospital 00:06:58
11.   Bureaucracy Takes Over - My Job Is Done 00:05:22
12.   Epilogue 00:02:07

Total Playing Time: 03:50:44






Author(s):
Lawrence, Thomas Edward

Reader(s):
Norton, Jim

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: History

Catalogue No: NA301012

Barcode: 0730099001021

Physical Release: 10/1994

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