Arab in America by Toufic El Rassi

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Paperback, 117 pages

Published: February 1, 2008 by Last Gasp (1st published January 30, 2007)

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Arab in America blends an autobiographical story with thought-provoking social and political commentary. Toufic El Rassi was born in Beirut, Lebanon but has lived in the United States since he was a small child. The book opens right after the September 11th attacks, which sparked frightening ripples of anti-Arab sentiment. Then it steps back in time, going through the 1980s and 1990s.

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