May 24, 2014 8:00 AM

‘The True American’ traces the ripples from an act of hate

Out “hunting Arabs” in the days immediately following 9/11, Mark Stroman shot three South Asian food mart attendants in Texas. Raisuddin Bhuiyan was the only one who lived. Anand Giridharadas’ fine new book penetrates deep into the lives of two complex individuals and reveals the worlds that made them.

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