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My Year Inside Radical Islam by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
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Sep 01, 2007

really liked it
Read in January, 2007

Reading this book was, for me, a lot like watching a cheesy, low-budget sci-fi film: I spent a lot of time saying, "No! Don't do that!" and "What are you thinking?"
Still, it was a faster read than I expected and I think the author did a pretty good job of showing how he ended up on the radical side of Islam. The ending seemed a little bit anti-climactic, but not horribly so.
For a book outside of my usual preferred genres, I rather enjoyed it.
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message 1: by Scott (last edited Aug 25, 2016 02:09PM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Scott Lampley I feel exatly the same way about the book - but overall, a decent read and somewhat informative


Amanda LOL! I was doing the same thing. More like.."Is he serious!?" to some of the men he worked with O_o


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