Adnan S Story

Adnan S Story

Adnan S Story

Now a New York Times bestseller and a major docuseries The 2017 American Book Award Winner from the Before Columbus Foundation A Washington Post notable nonfiction book for 2016 A Goodreads Best of 2016 Nonfiction Finalist A Kobo Best Book of 2016 Includes an update from Rabia on Adnan's vacated murder conviction in summer 2016 Serial only told part of the story... In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes of finding a journalist who could shed light on Adnan’s story. In 2014, Koenig's investigation turned into Serial, a Peabody Award-winning podcast with more than 500 million international listeners But Serial did not tell the whole story. In this compelling narrative, Rabia Chaudry presents new key evidence that she maintains dismantles the State's case: a potential new suspect, forensics indicating Hae was killed and kept somewhere for almost half a day, and documentation withheld by the State that destroys the cell phone evidence -- among many other points -- and she shows how fans of Serial joined a crowd-sourced investigation into a case riddled with errors and strange twists. Adnan's Story also shares Adnan’s life in prison, and weaves in his personal reflections, including never-before-seen letters. Chaudry, who is committed to exonerating Adnan, makes it clear that justice is yet to be achieved in this much examined case.

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Genre : True Crime
Author : Rabia Chaudry
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2016-08-09
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781250087119


Adnan S Story

Adnan S Story

NOW A MAJOR HBO DOCUSERIES 'The first letter I received after being arrested in 1999 was from Rabia. Since that time until now, she has believed in my innocence and been committed to my exoneration. . . . [T]here is no one better to help tell my story, and no one that I trust more to tell it, than Rabia.' Adnan Syed On February 28, 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. From the moment of his arrest, Syed has consistently maintained his innocence. Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, always believed him and has never given up the hope that he might someday be released. By 2013, however, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, things looked bleak. That's when Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in the hopes of finding a journalist who would bring greater attention to Adnan's story and might shed new light on the case. Koenig's investigation turned into Serial, an international phenomenon and Peabody Award-winning podcast. Adnan's Story will reexamine the investigation that led to Adnan Syed’s arrest, share his life in prison, cover new evidence and possibilities that have since come to light, and review the recent court successes - including a ruling by a Maryland judge to reopen Syed’s case. Woven with personal reflections from Adnan himself, including new never-before-seen letters he penned from prison, the story of his family, community, and public advocate Chaudry, the book offers new insight into the story that captivated the attention of millions as his legal team and investigatory team, along with countless others who have crowd-sourced an investigation like never before, seek to exonerate him and find out the truth of what really happened on that day in 1999. What has captivated the public about Adnan's story are the layers of contradictions, fascinating characters, cultural dissonance, and fog of ambiguity around what really happened to Hae Min Lee. But this is not just a personal story, it is a testament to a thoroughly broken system that convicts tens of thousands of innocent people, and how the power of the media and public can move rigid institutions to bring about justice.

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Genre : True Crime
Author : Rabia Chaudry
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2016-08-09
Total Pages : 416 Pages
ISBN : 9781473535848


Adnan S Story

Adnan S Story

"In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him ... In this ... narrative, ... Chaudry presents new key evidence that she maintains dismantles the State's case: a potential new suspect, forensics indicating Hae was killed and kept somewhere for almost half a day, and documentation withheld by the State that destroys the cell phone evidence"--Amazon.com.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Rabia Chaudry
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2016-08-09
Total Pages : 416 Pages
ISBN : 9781250087102


Adnan S Story

Adnan S Story

Now a major docuseries With intimate details and newly-uncovered evidence Adnan's Story goes beyond what the hit podcast Serial covered in its investigation of Adnan Syed's case. Now a New York Times bestseller “The first letter I received after being arrested in 1999 was from Rabia...As someone connected to me, my family, my community, my lawyers, and my investigation, there is no one better to help tell my story, and no one that I trust more to tell it, than Rabia.” —Adnan Syed On February 28, 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Adnan has always maintained his innocence. Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, believes he was wrongly convicted and has fought for his release. But by 2013, after appeals were exhausted, things looked bleak. Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a journalist and producer at This American Life, hoping that she would bring possibly shed new light on the case. Koenig’s investigation turned into Serial, the international phenomenon and Peabody Award-winning podcast. Adnan’s Story reexamines the investigation that led to Adnan’s arrest, covers new evidence and possibilities that have since come to light, reviews the court successes that have breathed new life to Adnan’s case, and in this new edition, reveals how she achieved success in the courts when Adnan was granted a retrial in March 2018. Woven with personal reflections from Adnan himself, including new never-before-seen letters he penned from prison, this in-depth book offers new insight into the story that captivated millions.

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Genre : True Crime
Author : Rabia Chaudry
Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
Release : 2019-03-12
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 1250146542


Confessions Of A Serial Alibi

Confessions Of A Serial Alibi

A story of murder and an unlikely alibi witness as featured in This American Life's hit podcast Serial. In 1999 Adnan Syed was arrested for murdering his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. But at the same time he was accused of the crime, Asia McClain claims she saw Syed at the local library. When McClain hears of Syed’s arrest, she wrote to him to let him know that she might be his alibi. In spite of the opportunity to have him proven innocent, Syed’s attorney did not take any action. Later, his attorney was disbarred due to numerous health problems including multiple sclerosis. She died in 2004. Over a decade after Syed’s arrest, This American Life’s Sarah Koenig investigates the old case. Her interviews with McClain become the first subject of Koenig’s hugely successful podcast Serial and the story became an international internet phenomenon. Determined to set the record straight and the truth free, McClain reaches out to Syed’s new defense attorney and on November 6, 2015, the court ordered an investigation to determine whether Syed’s case be re-opened "in the interests of justice for all parties.” Finally, McClain can become the key alibi witness that she was always meant to be. Now, in Confessions of a Serial Alibi, Asia McClain tells her story for the very first time.

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Genre : Law
Author : Asia McClain Chapman
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-06-07
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781682611586


Adnan Syed

Adnan Syed

ADNAN SYED: The Truth Behind The Serial Case and the Murder of Hae Min LeeIn 2014, the story of a decade-old murder of a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland became a sensation when the podcast Serial finally told the story of Hae Min Lee, a popular student at Woodlawn High School who was murdered in January 1999. The little-known story was finally able to receive the national attention it deserved. The story of the horrific murder of a young girl with a promising future captivated 100 million listeners and generated an interest in the case. This growing interest and public awareness resulted in a new trial and previously ignored evidence to be taken into account. At the center of the case is the young man proven guilty and tried for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Adnan Syed. Syed has now spent over half is life in prison and possibly for nothing and has proclaimed his innocence the entire time. Like many cases, this one is surrounded in doubt, mistrial, unreliable stories, and unreliable evidence which sent a potentially innocent man to prison for almost twenty years.

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Author : Roger Harrington
Publisher :
Release : 2017-09-28
Total Pages : 97 Pages
ISBN : 1549852566


Hot Maroc

Hot Maroc

With an infectious blend of humor, satire, and biting social commentary, Yassin Adnan gives readers a portrait of contemporary Morocco—and the city of Marrakech—told through the eyes of the hapless Rahhal Laâouina, a.k.a. the Squirrel. Painfully shy, not that bright, and not all that popular, Rahhal somehow imagines himself a hero. With a useless degree in ancient Arabic poetry, he finds his calling in the online world, where he discovers email, YouTube, Facebook, and the news site Hot Maroc. Enamored of the internet and the thrill of anonymity it allows, Rahhal opens the Atlas Cubs Cyber Café, where patrons mingle virtually with politicians, journalists, hackers, and trolls. However, Rahhal soon finds himself mired in the dark side of the online world—one of corruption, scandal, and deception. Longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2017, Hot Maroc is a vital portrait of the challenges Moroccans, young and old, face today. Where press freedoms are tightly controlled by government authorities, where the police spy on, intimidate, and detain citizens with impunity, and where adherence to traditional cultural icons both anchors and stifles creative production, the online world provides an alternative for the young and voiceless. In this revolutionary novel that recalls Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and Dave Eggers’s The Circle, Adnan fixes his lens on young Rahhal and his contemporaries as they navigate the perilous and changing landscape of the real and virtual worlds they inhabit.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Yassin Adnan
Publisher : Syracuse University Press
Release : 2021-08-23
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9780815655398


Lieutenant Adnan And The Last Regiment

Lieutenant Adnan And The Last Regiment

Lieutenant Adnan bin Saidi was a man who fought valiantly to defend Singapore during the Japanese invasion in February 1942. He, along with the rest of the Malay Regiment, battled the Japanese soldiers on Bukit Chandu. These great men were Singapore's last defence and fought bravely to the end, despite being captured, and even tortured. Narrated by the son of Lieutenant Adnan's son, Mokhtar, this comic book tells the story of Lieutenant Adnan's life - not only depicting the infamous Battle of Bukit Chandu, but also the events before the critical battle and its repercussions thereafter. Through this book, readers would gain a deeper insight into Lieutenant Adnan's admirable character, as they will be given a glimpse of who he was, beyond his role as a soldier: a husband and father.

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Author : Danny Jalil
Publisher : Asiapac Books Pte Ltd
Release : 2018-08-20
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9789812298881


Times Of Malaya

Times Of Malaya

Adnan Ariffin was born at the turning of the tide on a remote seaside town of Port Dickson, Malaysia and grew up with Malays, Chinese and Indians learning to speak some of their languages. He left the seaside town for the bright lights of Kuala Lumpur, and later other towns in east and west coast of Malaysia where he got the inspiration to write his first historical fiction novel in between drinking coffee at Starbucks and watching the demanding local patrons. He now lives in a small apartment on a hill hidden by lush greeneries with his wife and an old terrapine. When not writing bestselling novels, he likes to party with rock stars and dance the tango under a full moon, letting out the occasional scream.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Adnan Ariffin
Publisher : Notion Press
Release : 2018-12-03
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781644297582


The Sheik Of Baghdad

The Sheik Of Baghdad

Popular wrestler Adnan Al-Kaissy describes his wrestling career in Iraq during the reign of his boyhood friend Saddam Hussein, his flight to the United States leaving $2 million in the bank, and his celebrity career in America under the names of "Chief Billy White Wolf," "The Sheik," and "General Adnan."

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Adnan Al-Kaissy
Publisher : Triumph Books (IL)
Release : 2005
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 1572437308