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Joseph Anton : a memoir

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Author: 
Rushdie, Salman.
Call Number: 
823 R953R
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Salman Rushdie feels so disconnected from his life in hiding after the Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against the author of The Satanic Verses that he writes his memoirs in the third person. The book is both a memoir of the carefree existence Rushdie had prior to the Ayatollah’s death decree, and a recounting of the events after the fatwa (the title itself refers to the alias Rushdie went by during that time). Rushdie is a defiant defender of civil rights and liberties, particularly the freedom of expression.

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