American Woman by Susan Choi
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This Fall, first-year students have read American Woman by Susan Choi as part of ASC 101. We have compiled a bibliography featuring the book and the author. The book was loosely based on the experiences of Patty Hearst, and we have included material on her in the bibliography.
Associated Press. The world in 1975: history as we lived it, New York: Franklin Watts, 1976. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Baker, Marilyn & Brompton, Sally. Exclusive! the inside story of Patricia Hearst and the SLA, New York, Macmillan, 1974. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Boulton, David. The making of Tania: the Patty Hearst story, London: New English Library, 1975. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Castiglia, Christopher. Bound and determined: captivity, culture-crossing, and white womanhood from Mary Rowlandson to Patty Hearst, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996 PS152 .C37
Choi, Susan. American woman: a novel, New York: HarperCollins, c2003. PS3553.H584 A64 Browsing
Choi, Susan, The foreign student: a novel, New York: HarperFlamingo, 1998. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Choi, Susan. A person of interest: a novel, New York: Viking, 2008. Forthcoming
Hearst, Patricia & Moscow, Alvin. Patty Hearst: her own story, New York: Avon Books, 1988, ©1982. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Hearst, Patricia & Reeves, Kenneth J., The trial of Patty Hearst, San Francisco: Great Fidelity Press, 1976. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Johnson, Diane. Terrorists and novelists, New York: Knopf, 1982. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Maguire, John & Dunn, Mary Lee. Patty Hearst: "from heiress to revolutionary", North Miami Beach: Success Publications, 1975, 1974. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Magowan, Robin. Memoirs of a minotaur: from Merrill Lynch to Patty Hearst to poetry, Ashland, OR: Story Line Press, 1999. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Weed, Steven & Swanton, Scott. My search for Patty Hearst, New York: Crown Publishers, 1976. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Journal Articles, Book Reviews, and Interviews
An American myth. National Review, 4/16/1976, 28 (13)
Andriani, Lynn & Zaleski, Jeff. Antiwar activism, starring Patty Hearst.
Publishers Weekly, 6/23/2003, 250 (25)
Egan, Jennifer. La Japonaise. Nation, 10/27/2003, 277 (13)
Hansen, Ann. American Woman (book). Herizons, Spring2004, 17 (4)
Hixson, Walter L. Guerrilla: the taking of Patty Hearst. Journal of American History, Dec2005, 92 (3)
Horn, Miriam & Geier, Thom. Face to face with demons (cover story). U.S. News & World Report, 10/25/93, 115 (16)
Isenberg, Nancy. Not 'anyone's daughter': Patty Hearst and the postmodern legal subject. American Quarterly, Dec2000, 52 (4)
Peiffer, Prudence. American Woman (Book). Library Journal, 7/15/2003, 128 (12)
The peril of Patricia. Saturday Evening Post, Apr1976, 248 (3)
Skloot, Floyd. Buried secrets. Sewanee Review, Winter99, 107 (1)
Stephenson, Anne. 'American Woman' revisits era that bred Hearst kidnapping. USA Today, 09/18/2003
Tania's world. Rolling Stone, 6/11/92 632.
Third, Amanda. Nuclear terrorists: Patty Hearst and the terrorist family. Hecate, 2002, 28 (2)
Tomasek, Kathryn Manson. Gender in captivity. Novel: A Forum on Fiction, Winter97, 30 (2)
Webster, Duncan. 'Nobody's patsy': versions of Patty Hearst.Critical Quarterly, Spring90, 32 (1)
All about Patty Hearst, Kathleen Soliah and the SLA by Katherine Ramsland - http://www.crimelibrary.com/classics4/hearst/
American Woman book review by Jenny Dressel - http://www.mostlyfiction.com/history/choi.htm
CNN Programs - People in the News - Patty Hearst Profile - http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/people/shows/hearst/profile.html
Meet the Author - Susan Choi: Shadow Novelist by by H. Y. Nahm - http://goldsea.com/Personalities/Choisusan/choisusan.html