ACLU of Northern California named The Accidental American one of the Six Books We Loved in 2008.


The Accidental American is about all of us living in the United States. It isn’t only immigrants such as Mamdouh, and my own father, who are ‘accidental’ Americans. As Sen sums up: “Where we enter this world is an accident of birth; where we are when we leave is equally unpredictable… We are all accidental Americans in some way.”

Read the entire review by Gigi Pandian.

These issues will only become more relevant in 2009. If you still haven’t read The Accidental American, buy the book here.

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