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Collins, Jason

Works: 8 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 1,281 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vIraqi  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3558.E284, 813.54
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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 416 libraries worldwide
Children of Jihad : a young American's journey among the youth of the Middle East by Jared Cohen( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 232 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
Falls the shadow by William Lashner( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 186 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?--Container
The sirens of Baghdad : [a novel] by Yasmina Khadra( file )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 138 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"--P. [4] of cover
Puppets by Daniel Hecht( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 104 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?
A guide to recognizing your saints a memoir by Dito Montiel( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Orlandito "Dito" Montiel grew up wild in the streets of Astoria, Queens, pulling pranks for Greek and Italian gangsters and confessing at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, gobbling hits of purple mescaline and Old English, sneaking into Times Square whore houses, and at times getting near much graver trouble. Entering adulthood in the eighties, he escapes into the underground and punk cultures of Manhattan. This is the story of a young man's hunger for experience, his dawning awareness of the bigger world across the bridge, and the loyalties that bind him to the flawed and desperate "Saints" that have guided his life: Bob Semen, Frank the dog walker, Jimmy Mullen, Cherry Vanilla, Allen Ginsberg, and all the junkies and insaniacs like Santos Antonios who said, "Now Dito remember, in life you gotta be crazy."
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 )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 80 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( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 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
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