Susan Choi

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book.jpgAmerican Woman

(Harper Collins)

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.

Read an excerpt from American Woman.