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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

By Mohsin Hamid

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
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  • Hardcover: Apr 2007,
    192 pages.
    Paperback: Apr 2008,
    192 pages.

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Mohsin Hamid, who now lives in London, grew up in Lahore, Pakistan, and attended Princeton and Harvard. Like Changez, he has also spent time in Chile and the Philippines but he assures the reader in the interview you can read at BookBrowse that, while he has inhabited the geography of Changez's world, he is not Changez.

His first novel, Moth Smoke, was a Betty Trask Award winner, PEN/ Hemingway Award finalist, and New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His writing has also appeared in Time, The New York Times, and other publications.

He completed the first draft of The Reluctant Fundamentalist in the summer of 2001. After ...

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