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Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post-9/11 Injustice

Patriot Acts

It is striking how few adult novels with teen appeal exist that incorporate the events of 9/11. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer (HMH, 2005) is the most well-known, and The Usual Rules by Joyce Maynard (St. Martin’s, 2003) won a place on YALSA’s 2004 BBYA Top Ten list. The Terrorist by John Updike (Knopf, 2006) [...]