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I've read a number of books describing the experience of educated Iranian women since the Iranian revolution, and I value them for painting a picture for me of what their lives are... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ann Reindollar
I did not enjoy it at all. I recently read Now They Call Me Infidel, Because They Hate, and Paramedic to the Prince which books are also about middle east culture, which I believe... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Pete in MN
Very interesting insight into life in modern Iran. It clearly shows the inconsistencies of Koranic interpretation, a situation common with the way sacred texts are used in all... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Lee Grien
This is the best insight into the Iranian culture and mind that I've ever gotten.Published 19 months ago by Kindle Customer
Good for the author! I hope she spreads the word! She learned that she made the right decision in her life. .Published 19 months ago by Bernadette Thomas
Very interesting how Moaveni's feelings change as she marries and lives in Iran. Should be read along with Reading Lolita in Iran.Published 22 months ago by marilyn Chesnick
I found many interesting events disclosed which were heretofore unknown to me. I feel that the author's being Iranian and reared in the US gave good perspective. Read morePublished on January 29, 2014 by John Twardowski
An interesting biographical work. As an expatriate myself I could relate to her experiences yet I totally agreed with her final decision.Published on October 28, 2013 by Enrique Hermosilla
I do recommend Ms. Moaveni's book with a number of caveats. Just be aware that she is somewhat detached from the realities of the masses, she comes from privilege and lived a... Read morePublished on June 11, 2013 by Sojourner