In this stunning personal story of growing up in Iran, Azar Nafisi shares her memories of living in thrall to a powerful and complex mother against the backdrop of a country s political revolution. A girl s pain over family secrets, a young woman s discovery of the power of sensuality in literature, the price a family pays for freedom in a country beset by upheaval these and other threads are woven together in this beautiful memoir as a gifted storyteller once again transforms the way we see the world and reminds us of why we read in the first place (Newsday).
Things I've Been Silent About
Random House Publishing Group
Memories of a Prodigal Daughter
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