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Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Michael Korda reveals the man behind the myth of Lawrence of Arabia. He discusses T. E. Lawrence's contradictory nature, a born leader who was utterly fearless but remained shy and modest; and a scholar who also invented guerrilla warfare. Michael Korda is a novelist and the former editor-in-chief at Simon & Schuster. He has published numerous works by high-profile writers and personalities such as William L. Shirer, Will and Ariel Durant, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

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Michael Korda is a novelist and the former editor-in-chief at Simon & Schuster. He has published numerous works by high-profile writers and personalities such as William L. Shirer, Will and Ariel Durant, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. From a commercial point of view, he is best noted for pioneering best-selling novels by authors such as Jacqueline Susann and Harold Robbins, that in the 1960s were considered very daring. Korda is also the *New York Times* bestselling author of *Horse People*, *Country Matters*, *Ulysses S. Grant*, *Cat People*, *Journey to a Revolution*, and *Ike*.
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