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Oct 21, 2019

NPR reporter Aarti Shahani shares her family’s American Dream — and American nightmare. In today’s episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith talk about Shahani’s moving memoir. Shahani reports on Silicon Valley for NPR and is the daughter of an immigrant who served time when caught up in a money laundering scheme. Shahani shifts seamlessly between the multiple languages her family speaks to narrate her family’s story of struggle, hardship, family strife, and finally achieving that elusive American Dream. Published by Macmillan Audio. 

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