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The true American : murder and mercy in Texas

Author: Anand Giridharadas
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Days after 9/11, an avowed "American terrorist" named Mark Stroman, seeking revenge, walks into the Dallas minimart where Raisuddin Bhuiyan, a former Bangladesh Air Force officer, has found temporary work and shoots him, nearly killing him. Giridharadas traces the making of these two men, Stroman and Bhuiyan, and of their fateful encounter, following them as they rebuild shattered lives. Ten years after the
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Named Person: Raisuddin Bhuiyan; Mark Stroman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anand Giridharadas
ISBN: 0393350797 9780393350791
OCLC Number: 880566225
Awards: Winner of NYPL Helen Bernstein Award 2015
Description: 319 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Author's note --
Leavings --
The chore --
Outpatient --
Hospitaliano --
Frequent-flier miles --
Gadfly --
The new American --
Bro --
Uncle --
PowerPoint --
Hula hoop --
Arrivals --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Anand Giridharadas.

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Imagine that a terrorist tried to kill you. If you could face him again, on your terms, what would you do?  Read more...

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"Moving and indelible... manifestly inspirational..." -- Salon "Remarkable... A richly detailed, affecting account... Giridharadas seeks less to uplift than illuminate." -- The New York Times Book Read more...

 
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