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Amy Waldman


Amy Waldman

Amy Waldman was co-chief of the South Asia bureau of The New York Times. Her fiction has appeared in The Atlantic and the Boston Review and is anthologized in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010. She lives with her family in Brooklyn. THE SUBMISSION is her first novel.

Amy Waldman

Books by Amy Waldman

by Amy Waldman - Cultural Studies, Culture, Fiction, Politics

Parveen Shamsa, a college senior in search of a calling, feels pulled between her charismatic and mercurial anthropology professor and the comfortable but predictable Afghan-American community in her Northern California hometown. Parveen travels to a remote village in the land of her birth to join the work of his charitable foundation.When she arrives, however, Crane's maternity clinic, while grandly equipped, is mostly unstaffed When a fatal ambush occurs, Parveen must decide whether her loyalties lie with the villagers or the soldiers --- and she must determine her own relationship to the truth.

by Amy Waldman - Fiction

A jury gathers in Manhattan to select a memorial for the victims of a devastating terrorist attack, and discovers the anonymous winner is an American Muslim.