Daughter of Persia: a woman's journey from her father's harem through the Islamic Revolution
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 RevolutionUser Review - Adrianne - Goodreads
This was a fascinating book! Loved it! I am in awe of the author. What a life! I learned much about the history of Iran and the life of a high-ranking Persian family. The writing style was easy to ... Read full review
Review: Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic RevolutionUser Review - 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 ...
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