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To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and Americaby Tara Bahrampour
Synopses & Reviews
A compelling and intimate exploration of the complexity of a bicultural immigrant experience, To See and See Again traces three generations of an Iranian (and Iranian-American) family undergoing a century of change--from the author's grandfather, a feudal lord with two wives; to her father, a freespirited architect who marries an American pop singer; to Bahrampour herself, who grows up balanced precariously between two cultures and comes of age watching them clash on the nightly news.
A stunningly well written, subtle, entertaining, and understated account of family life lived in America and in Iran before, during, and after the Iranian Revolution.
About the Author
Tara Bahrampour was the fourth generation of her family to attend the University of California, Berkeley. A graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism, she has written for the
New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New Republic, the Village Voice, and Travel and Leisure. She lives in New York City.
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