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Searching for Hassan: A Journey to the Heart of Iran

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The unique culture of Iran and the sweep of its history are revealed in this evocative travelogue of an American family searching for a lost friend in the country of their youth.

Growing up in Tehran in the 1960s, Terence Ward and his brothers were watched over by Hassan, the familys cook, housekeeper, and cultural guide. After an absence of forty years, Ward embarked on a pilgrimage with his family in search of Hassan. Taking us across the landscape of Iran, he plumbs its unimaginably rich past, explores its deep conflicts with its Arab neighbors, and anticipates the new “Great Game” now being played out in central Asia. Insightful, informative, and moving, Searching for Hassan enhances our understanding of the Middle East with the story of a family who came to love and admire Iran through their deep affection for its people.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-322).

About the Author

Terence Ward was born in Boulder, Colorado, and spent his childhood in Saudi Arabia and Iran. He is a cross-cultural consultant who has advised corporations and governments in the Islamic world and the West. He divides his time between Florence, Italy, and New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400032235
Author:
Ward, Terence
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
International
Subject:
Middle East - Iran
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Iran
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Iran Social life and customs.
Subject:
Ward, Terence - Travel - Iran
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
World History-Middle East
Subject:
iran;memoir;travel
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 PAGES BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
354
Dimensions:
8.05x5.20x.74 in. .72 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Middle East » Iran and Persia
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