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No Land's Man

Aasif Mandvi


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Hardcover (11/4/2014)


Aasif Mandvi—best known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart—has been dealing with identity issues across three continents and 30 years. With wit, smarts, and a good dose of hard-earned perspective, Mandvi explores a range of engrossing stories: dealing with his brunch-obsessed father, being a teenage Michael Jackson impersonator, and playing snake charmers, taxi drivers, and eventually a fake journalist as an actor in New York, where he was even once told that he wasn't "Indian" enough for a role. Now in paperback, No Land's Man is a laugh-out-loud account of a second-generation immigrant's search for meaning and identity in an increasingly confusing world.

Praise For No Land's Man

"a warm and explosively funny book"
- The New York Times

"Mandvi's book 'No Land's Man' is a collection of humorous essays that explore his myriad identities: Indian, Muslim, British, and American...The book is a lighthearted but heartfelt portrait of Mandvi's childhood and his struggles to come to terms with his rather complicated life."
-The Boston Globe

"highly entertaining and engaging"
-India West

Chronicle Books, 9781452145327, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2015

About the Author

Aasif Mandvi is best known as a correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He lives in New York City.