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Reading Guide and Other Resources


The College of Charleston selected The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas. 

The interactive reading guide for The True American.

Addlestone Library Research Guide for The True American

Other Resources

Convocation Essay questions for The True American

Publisher's website: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc. (see related to this book section for videos and interviews)

Author website: Anand Giridharadas

TED Talk: A tale of two Americas. And the mini-mart where they collided (19:23)

Previous Reading Guides and Resources

The College of Charleston selected Freedom Summer: The Savage Season of 1964 That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy by Bruce Watson.  

The interactive reading guide for Freedom Summer.

The College of Charleston selected The Good Soldier by David Finkel.  You can view interactive reading guide for The Good Soldiers.

View the library research guide for this year's College Reads! selection, The Good Soldiers! 
This guide compiles a variety of information and sources that will help you with your research needs pertaining to this novel by David Finkel. 


The College of Charleston selected the graphic novel Fun Home.  You can view the interactive reading guide for Fun Home.  

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