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Beautifully written and incredibly touching ... brings up cultural issues, such as the origins of independence and family devotion/responsibility - and the conflict between the two... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amanda
I choose this book for my Book Club. Every body said that they really appreciated and enjoined this book and I have to say I absolutely loved it. Read morePublished 8 months ago by mandana rezaee
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 10 months 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 14 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 15 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 23 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 on December 16, 2012 by julia