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The story is beautifully told and harrowing, but the outcome hopeful. The descriptions are woven into the story so seamlessly and beautifully that you feel like you've been to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Linda Gebert
The author was successful in allowing the reader to picture the events that took place in the book. Started crying the moment i got the book.... High recommended.Published 5 months ago by paradise
I really liked this book. Being a Persian girl from a younger generation, I could totally relate with Nahid's experience. The tone was very real and genuine and easy to understand. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ameneh
A must read for anyone interested in women's issues in the Middle East! It takes a brave special teacher to get students
not only interested in the subject but also to... Read more
I chose this book because I want to understand other cultures.
I did care about the characters in the book.
What an amazing story! I couldn't put the book down, I had to find out what happened to Nahid and to her family. Read morePublished 14 months ago by sassypickle
Painful stupid life lasting restrictions,we had to deal with in my young days, But did they know any better those days . Read morePublished 15 months ago by julia
This is one of the best memoirs I have had the pleasure of reading. It reads like a novel and thankfully does not contain the pages or in some cases chapters of over analysis of... Read morePublished on September 30, 2011 by Margaret S.
Nahid Rachlin writes with impressive fluidity, making this memoir read more like a novel. Good flow. It moves fast, and yet is a complete story. Read morePublished on May 23, 2011 by Jeanette