Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden?
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Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and director Morgan Spurlock,
who volunteered his body as a guinea pig for the fast food
the hit documentary Super Size Me, now sets his sights even
higher in Where in the World Is Osama bin
is a jittery father-to-be with a simple question: If OBL is
and all the ensuing worldwide chaos, then why can’t we just
And furthermore, why is his message so compelling to so many
the intrepid Spurlock kisses his anxious wife goodbye
and–armed with a
complete lack of knowledge, experience, or expertise–sets
out to make
the world safe for infantkind and find the most wanted man
boning up on his basic knowledge of OBL, Islam, and the
Global War on
Terror–and learning how to treat “sucking chest wounds” in a
Hostile Regions” training course–he hits the Osama trail. He
the globe, drawing ever closer to the heart of darkness near
between Afghanistan and Pakistan, where OBL is rumored to be
Along the way he interviews imams and princes, refugees and
academics and terrorists. He visits European ghettos where
to global jihad, breaks the Ramadan fast with Muslims in
in the bomb squad van in Tel Aviv, and writes his blood type
Kevlar vest at a U.S. base outside of Kandahar. And then the
Companion to the acclaimed documentary,
Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?
delves even deeper. What readers come away with is possibly the
first-ever funny book about terrorism, as well as a greater
understanding of aconflict that has cast a shadow across
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