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

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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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9780099487128
Author:
Nafisi, Azar
Publisher:
Windmill
Subject:
Biography - General
Publication Date:
20100131
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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