By Ayad Akhtar
(Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316223911)
Publication Date: January 2013
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Ayad Akhtar's debut novel, American Dervish, tells the story of a Pakistani-American boy in Milwaukee coming to terms with his religion and identity. Akhtar drew on his own experiences exploring the Muslim faith as a teenager growing up in Wisconsin. More at NPR.org
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