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Bharati Mukherjee

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The Middleman Summary

Bharati Mukherjee's short story "The Middleman" was originally included in her second collection of short fiction, The Middleman and Other Stories, which won the 1988 Book Critics Circle Award for best fiction. "The Middleman" is told from the perspective of Alfie Judah, an Iraqi immigrant to the U.S. who is a "middleman" for illegal arms deals to rebel armies in an unnamed Latin American country. Alfie is staying at the home of Clovis Ransome...

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