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Author Nafisi, Azar.

Title Things I've been silent about : memories of a prodigal daughter / Azar Nafisi.

Imprint New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2010, ò008.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  PE64.N34 A3 2010    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  PE64.N34 A3 2010    Available
Edition 2010 Random House trade pbk. ed.
Description xxi, 341 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent.
unmediated n rdamedia.
volume nc rdacarrier.
Note Originally published: New York : Random House, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-320).
Contents FAMILY FICTIONS. Saifi -- Rotten genes -- Learning to lie -- Coffee hour -- Family ties -- The holy man -- A death in the family -- LESSONS AND LEARNING. Leaving home -- Rudabeh's story -- At Scotforth House -- Politics and intrigue -- Mayor of Tehran -- Rehearsal for a revolution -- MY FATHER'S JAIL. A common criminal -- The prison diaries -- A career woman -- A suitable match -- Women like that! -- Married life -- REVOLTS AND REVOLUTION. A happy family -- Demonstrations -- Revolution -- The other other woman -- When home is not home anymore -- Reading and resistance -- Broken dreams -- Father's departure -- The goddess of bad news -- Facing the world -- The last dance -- The perils of love -- Moments in 20th-century Iranian history.
Summary A memoir offers a portrait of the author's family and childhood in Iran, centered around her powerful mother and her manipulative fictions about herself, as she reflects on women's choices and her own struggle to free herself from her mother's influence.
Subject Nafisi, Azar -- Family.
Nafisi, Azar.
Women -- Iran -- Biography.
English teachers -- Iran -- Biography.
Nafisi, Azar. (OCoLC)fst00485047.
English teachers. (OCoLC)fst00912393.
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849.
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568.
Iran. (OCoLC)fst01204889.
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686.
Added Title Things I have been silent about.
ISBN 0812973909
Standard No. 3137607