Women In Exile / Edition 1

Women In Exile / Edition 1

by Mahnaz Afkhami
     
 

Attempting to come to terms with her own life in exile, Afkhami, who was forced out of Iran because of her work for women's rights, sought out and talked with 12 other women from all parts of the globe. Their stories offer a rare and special opportunity to witness the harrowing experience of flight and dislocation and to marvel at the resilience of the human… See more details below

Overview

Attempting to come to terms with her own life in exile, Afkhami, who was forced out of Iran because of her work for women's rights, sought out and talked with 12 other women from all parts of the globe. Their stories offer a rare and special opportunity to witness the harrowing experience of flight and dislocation and to marvel at the resilience of the human spirit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813915432
Publisher:
University of Virginia
Publication date:
10/19/1994
Series:
Feminist Issues Series
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
1,428,401
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Women in Exile: A Prologue1
Jade in a Bottle of Wine17
Birds without Nests34
An Answer Waiting for a Question50
A Woman in a Borrowed Country64
Of Chance and Choice78
They Cut Off My Voice, So I Grew Two Voices100
I Was Never Homesick at Home110
I Realized I Was the Enemy124
I Invented a Country140
In the Frame of My Life I Saw My Mother's Picture150
A Lucky Woman162
Arrow at Rest191

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