Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem through the Islamic Revolutionby Sattareh Farman-Farmaian, Dona Munker
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.
- Knopf Publishing Group
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Meet the Author
Sattareh Farman Farmaian immigrated to the United States in 1979. She lives in Los Angeles. Dona Munker is a writer, editor, and teacher. She lives in New York.
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Sattareh Farman Farmaian takes us through the years of her life starting with tales of her enlightened father's home to the political intrigue of her professional life during the Iranian Islamic Revolution. This book is masterfully crafted and will capture your attention and change misconceptions we westerners have about the East. This book will encourage you to live life with more vigor and gusto, following in the author's footsteps. If you are looking for a different read, try this one and change your day!