Unformatted text preview: protagonist of Pakistani background, carries on a conversation with an unknown American. As their discussion progresses, we get an idea of how Changez has come to be in his current situation as a result of his experiences as a foreign student in America at Princeton. He rises up and is recruited by a top-notch corporate firm where he excels in the thriving metropolis that is New York. In addition, he develops a romantic relationship with an upscale Manhattan girl, Erica. However, the events of 9/11 completely change the course of his life in regard to his newly acquired assets of money, power, and love. These irreversible changes force him to reassert his place in our modern world, and to make irrevocable decisions that reflect his inner schism between East and West....
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- Spring '08
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Academic Paper Proposal, modern global age, top-notch corporate firm