The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Mohsin Hamid
Age Group:
14 and up
Publisher:
Harvest Books
ISBN:
978-0156034029
Year:
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture

Changez is living an immigrant’s dream of America. At the top of his class at Princeton, he is snapped up by an elite firm. He thrives on the energy of New York and his budding romance with a woman who promises entry into Manhattan society at the same exalted level once occupied by his own family back in Lahore. But in the wake of September 11, Changez finds his position in his adopted city suddenly overturned, and his relationship with Erica shifting. Changez’s own identity is in seismic shift as well, unearthing allegiances more fundamental than money, power and maybe even love.

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