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Author Nafisi, Azar.

Title Things I've been silent about : memories of a prodigal daughter / Azar Nafisi
Published London : Windmill, 2010
©2008

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 W'BOOL  955.054092 Nafisi Naf/Tib 2010  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 336 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
regular print
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Saifi -- ch. 2 Rotten Genes -- ch. 3 Learning to Lie -- ch. 4 Coffee Hour -- ch. 5 Family Ties -- ch. 6 The Holy Man -- ch. 7 A Death in the Family -- ch. 8 Leaving Home -- ch. 9 Rudabelz's Story -- ch. 10 At Scotforth House -- ch. 11 Politics and Intrigue -- ch. 12 Mayor of Tehran -- ch. 13 Rehearsal for a Revolution -- ch. 14 A Common Criminal -- ch. 15 The Prison Diaries -- ch. 16 A Career Woman -- ch. 17 A Suitable Match -- ch. 18 Women Like That! -- ch. 19 Married Life -- ch. 20 A Happy Family -- ch. 21 Demonstrations -- ch. 22 Revolution -- ch. 23 The Other Other Woman -- ch. 24 When Home Is Not Home Anymore -- ch. 25 Reading and Resistance -- ch. 26 Broken Dreams -- ch. 27 Father's Departure -- ch. 28 The Goddess of Bad News -- ch. 29 Facing the World -- ch. 30 The Last Dance -- ch. 31 The Perils of Love
Summary In Azar Nafisi's personal story of growing up in Iran, she shares her memories of a life lived in thrall to a powerful and complex mother, against the background of a country's political revolution
Notes First published: New York : Random House, c2008
Subject Nafisi, Azar -- Family.
Nafisi, Azar.
Women college teachers -- Iran -- Biography.
College teachers -- Iran -- Biography.
Mothers and daughters -- Iran -- Biography.
Women -- Iran -- Social conditions.
English teachers -- Iran -- Biography.
Women -- Iran -- Biography.
Iran -- Social conditions -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780099487128