In her memoir, NPR’s Aarti Shahani shares her father’s “American Nightmare” in Rikers Island

Aarti Shahani was born in Morocco and came to Queens, NY with her family in the 1980s. At 16, she was visiting her father in the infamous Rikers Island prison, where he was serving time for a crime she says he was unwittingly involved in. In her new memoir, Shahani comes to terms with the fourteen year long legal battle her family faced, and the resentment she felt at being brought to America as a child. She shares her thoughts with Amanpour & Company