Daughter of Persia: a woman's journey from her father's harem through the Islamic Revolution

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Crown, Feb 1, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 404 pages
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The Remarkable story of the daughter of a once powerful and wealthy shazdeh, or prince, Farmaian tells a fascinating tale of growing up in the 1930s in a Persian harem compound in Tehran. Breaking with Muslim tradition, she became an independent woman and found herself arrested as a counterrevolutionary. A dramtic window on Iran's journey through the twentieth century.

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Review: Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

Amazing story of a Persian girl with a powerful father. Goes to US during WWII ! and is educated as a social worker at USC. Works at UN. Goes back to Iran to help people, founds a school of social ... Read full review

Review: Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution

User Review  - Catriona Macaulay - Goodreads

Fascinating history of before, during and after the Fall of the Shah by the "mother of social work" in Iran. The historical material on pre-Revolution Iran and her life as one of the many sons and ... Read full review

Contents

Bread and Salt
3
Stories from My Mothers Carpet
26
The American School
49
Copyright

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