Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Trouble with Patriots” as Want to Read:
The Trouble with Patriots
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Trouble with Patriots

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
This zany satire of Americans and other expatriates in the Middle East is set in Kuwait after the Gulf War. It is a tale of international intrigue and contains, within the spoof, suspense and a murder mystery. The American hero, Ed Duffy, an educated Tennessee ne'er do-well is sent to kuwait to teach English to Kuwaiti military personnel scheduled to come to the U, S. to l ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published November 13th 2001 by Bridge Works Publishing Company
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Trouble with Patriots, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Trouble with Patriots

Animal Farm by George OrwellCatch-22 by Joseph HellerThe Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar WildeCandide by VoltaireGulliver's Travels / A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift
Best Satires
113th out of 262 books — 285 voters


More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-6 of 5)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Chip
May 14, 2011 Chip rated it did not like it
Reading this book reminded me of flying into a new destination at night. You skim over the landscape without really seeing it. The characters around you are all superficial and quickly fade from memory after the flight has landed. You wake up the next morning and can't even remember how you got there. This book has the same feel: you read it, but as you close the cover you can't remember anything remarkable about the plot or the cardboard characters. You know it was set in Kuwait and that's abou ...more
Wendy
Wendy marked it as to-read
Jul 28, 2016
Thomas Hayes
Thomas Hayes rated it it was amazing
Aug 22, 2012
Susan Jo Grassi
Susan Jo Grassi marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2012
Joan
Joan added it
Dec 15, 2011
Tony Hays
Tony Hays rated it it was amazing
Jan 18, 2010
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
223088
A native of Madison, Tennessee, Tony spent his teenage years on a farm about 10 miles southeast of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Although he had dreamed of being a writer since childhood, it was only after a brief career as a university administrator that he began to come into his own. Initially, he was awarded an undergraduate degree in history and a MA in educational psychology from Tennessee Technol ...more
More about Tony Hays...

Share This Book