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  - Jennifer Jacobs - Goodreads

A wonderful book! No other words can describe the book other than those!It's a very beautifully written book by a lady from a very high ranking family of Iran!What makes this book so special is how ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Dana Smith - Goodreads

I loved Daughter of Persia. It was about a time and place at once so different from my experience and yet also so familiar. The events of the Islamic Revolution happened during my lifetime. I remember ... Read full review

Contents

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

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