Beautifully written -- enlightening -- easy to read.
I am an American daughter of an Iranian man who grew up in Tehran the same time as the author, and I was THRILLED to find this book.
This is one of three books that I believe provide a fairly comprehensive history of Persia / Iran in the 20th Century.
I have read the farsi version of this book twice , and ordered the English version of this book also. Even though I do not believe some of the stories of Miss. Read morePublished 21 days ago by davidk
If you are interested in understanding what has been going on in Iran for the last 100+ years - how a backward country reached out and touched the Modern Age and then took a giant... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bonnie J. Clark
Everyone should read this book. It's a very moving, real story and gives an amazing insight to how these people view life and relationshipsPublished 2 months ago by Catherine Seward
This was a very satisfying read. Sattareh is an inspiring person who cares deeply about her native country and worked very hard to improve the condition of the people in Iran. Read morePublished 3 months ago by bookclubber
Great book! I learned a lot about Iran's history and culture over the last century. I would highly recommend this book.Published 5 months ago by Sue Maple
I loved this book it is so informative and written nicely. I only wish I could have met her, she was for sure ahead of her time. I enjoyed this book immensely. Read morePublished 8 months ago by anahid a.
This is a riveting tale of a real Islamic woman's journey from her father's harem through the Islamic Revolution. Read this to find out what life is like for women in Iran.Published 9 months ago by Sherri L.