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The critics loved Susan Choi's novelization of the Patty Hearst saga, but they barely mention the book's center. Told from the point of view of the Asian-American woman who helped hide Hearst and her kidnapper comrades, the book really explores morality and revolution from a "hyphenated" perspective.
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- Susan Choi: author, 'American Woman'
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