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Things I've Been Silent about : Memories of a Prodigal Daughter
by Azar Nafisi


Overview - 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).  Read more...

 
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Overview
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).
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  • ISBN-13: 9780812973907
  • ISBN-10: 0812973909
  • Publisher: Random House Trade
  • Publish Date: March 2010
  • Page Count: 341


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