American Dervish

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American Dervish

By Ayad Akhtar

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316223911

Publication Date: January 1, 2013

This is an intimate, personal first novel that looks at the interplay of religion and modern life Akhtar was raised in the Midwest, and through his characters, he shows readers vividly the powerful forces at work on young men and women growing up Muslim in America.