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Saffron Sky: A Life Between Iran and America / Edition 1
     

Saffron Sky: A Life Between Iran and America / Edition 1

by Gelareh Asayesh
 

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ISBN-10: 0807072117

ISBN-13: 9780807072110

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Beacon

This lyrical memoir evinces the author's passion for constructing an American life with the spiritual fervor and deeply aesthetic rituals that were part of her childhood in Iran. Asayesh, who immigrated to North Carolina as a girl, writes too of her struggle to arrive at an acceptable sexuality in the face of parental panic, and tells of her frustration, during later

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This lyrical memoir evinces the author's passion for constructing an American life with the spiritual fervor and deeply aesthetic rituals that were part of her childhood in Iran. Asayesh, who immigrated to North Carolina as a girl, writes too of her struggle to arrive at an acceptable sexuality in the face of parental panic, and tells of her frustration, during later trips to post-Shah Iran, with "the sisters," the Ayatollah's ubiquitous enforcers of female modesty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807072110
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
None
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

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