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Collins, Jason

Works: 8 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 1,604 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vIraqi  Detective and mystery fiction  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3558.E284, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Publications about Jason Collins
Publications by Jason Collins
Most widely held works by Jason Collins
The good soldier Schweik by Robert Kurka( file )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Children of Jihad : a young American's journey among the youth of the Middle East by Jared Cohen( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Defying foreign government orders and interviewing terrorists face-to-face, a young American tours hostile lands to learn about Middle Eastern youth-and uncovers a subculture that defies every stereotype. The result is a portrait of paradox that probes much deeper than any journalist or pundit ever could
Falls the shadow by William Lashner( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman is dead, her husband convicted of the grisly murder. In seeking his acquittal, defense attorney Victor Carl must confront not only a determined prosecutor and a police detective who might have set up his client, but also a strange dentist named Bob. Thanks to Bob, Victor is suddenly dressing better, dating a stunning woman, and both his economic prospects and his teeth are gleaming. It is all good, until Victor finds a troubling connection between Bob and the murdered wife. Is Bob a kind of saint, or is this obsessive Good Samaritan, in reality, a murderer?
A guide to recognizing your saints : a memoir by Dito Montiel( file )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Dito Montiel grew up wild in the streets of Astoria, Queens and in the underground and punk cultures of Manhattan. His rough, thrilling, and quintessentially American story is bookmarked by the flawed and desperate Saints that guide him, including Jimmy Mullen, Cherry Vanilla, and Allen Ginsberg
The sirens of Baghdad : [a novel] by Yasmina Khadra( file )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
A young Iraqi student, unable to attend college because of the war, sees American soldiers leave a trail of humiliation and grief in his small village. Bent on revenge, he flees to the chaotic streets of Baghdad where insurgents soon realize they can make use of his anger. Eventually he is groomed for a secret terrorist mission meant to dwarf the attacks of September 11, only to find himself struggling with moral qualms
1001 nights in Iraq : [the shocking story of an American forced to fight for Saddam against the country he loves] by Shant Kenderian( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Traces the story of an Iraqi-born American whose brief 1980 visit to Baghdad was halted by Saddam Hussein's invasion of Iran, after which the author was trapped in the region and forced to fight against American forces in Desert Storm
Semiautomatic by Rob Reuland( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
When Andrew Giobberti, exiled from Homicide to Appeals, suddenly finds himself in demand in the prosecution of a horrific murder of a beloved Brooklyn neighborhood grocer, he cannot know the hornet's nest of lies and double-dealing he will uncover
Puppets by Daniel Hecht( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
The New Jersey State Police had started calling him Howdy Doody, after the famous TV puppet of the 1950s. Three people had been killed in northern New Jersey, then three in Manhattan, and another in the Bronx, in a thirteen-month period. All of them were found hung up with strings attached to their limbs, like puppets. Finally the murderer was caught in New York City. But several months later, State Police detective Mo Ford finds another victim, killed and arranged in exactly the same way. Is it a copycat crime, or did the police catch the wrong man? Mo's theory about what happened soon expands to involve U.S. intelligence agencies and a horrific experiment with human beings. With so many forces behind the scenes, who is the real puppet master?
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