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The true American : murder and mercy in Texas

Author: Anand Giridharadas
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Named Person: Raisuddin Bhuiyan; Mark Stroman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anand Giridharadas
ISBN: 9780393239508 0393239500 039324413X 9780393244137
OCLC Number: 873237912
Awards: Winner of Helen Bernstein Book Award 2015
Description: 319 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Author's note --
Leavings --
The chore --
Outpatient --
Hospitaliano --
Frequent-flier miles --
Gadfly --
The new American --
Bro --
Uncle --
PowerPoint --
Hula hoop --
Arrivals --
Responsibility: Anand Giridharadas.


A 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable Book and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year Imagine that a terrorist tried to kill you. If you could face him again, on your terms, what would you  Read more...
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"An intellectually agile and incessantly compelling portrait of post-9/11 America-or what we are and of what we might become." -- Padma Viswanathan - Rumpus "The characters are too fascinating to Read more...

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