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Saved by Beauty: Adventures of an American Romantic in Iran

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The author of Ten Poems to Change Your Life challenges popular misconceptions about Iran's youth culture, describing his visits to regions that inspired Rumi and Hafez, where he learned about the rich histories, cuisines and arts that comprise everyday life.

About the Author

ROGER HOUSDEN is the author of some twenty books, including the best-selling Ten Poems series and the novella Chasing Rumi. English by birth, he has been a writer for the Guardian and an interviewer for the BBC. Housden emigrated to the States in 1998 and now lives in the Bay Area. Visit himat www.rogerhousden.com

Table of Contents

Writing Iran — Leaving the known — Paradise and poetry — Talking stones — Return to the source — The blue dome — Drink the wine — More than one veil — Christmas in Tehran — One imam and three wise men — The sorrow in Shiraz — Razor's edge — Politics as usual — In Mesopotamia — Return to beauty — Interrogation, with room service.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307587756
Subtitle:
Adventures of an American Romantic in Iran
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Author:
Housden, Roger
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Publication Date:
20110517
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
290

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