Biography & True Story Books:

Things I've Been Silent About

Memories of a Prodigal Daughter

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
45% off
$16.99 was $30.99
or 4 payments of $4.25 with Learn more
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 18-22 June using Express Delivery
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
  • Around 19-26 June using standard courier delivery

Description

In her bestselling memoir Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi opened her world to us, offering a vibrant portrait of women s lives in Iran. In this stunning new book, Nafisi returns to Iran and her childhood to deliver an exquisite and moving portrait of a family s life, a life lived in thrall to Nafisi s powerful mother. She describes the mesmerizing fictions she created about herself, her past, and her family. Part detective story and part portrait of an exceptional marriage and mother-daughter struggle, it is also a deeply personal reflection on women s choices, and on how Azar Nafisi found inspiration for a different kind of life in the stories of women in The Persian Book of Kings. Writing of the women who came to her mother s coffee salons, Nafisi explores the perverse effects of society s restrictions, in things everyone knew but were silent about. In this wonderful book, a gifted storyteller once again uses her own life to transform the way we see the world, and remin

Author Biography

Azar Nafisi is a visiting professor and the director of the Dialogue Project at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University. In 1981 she was expelled from the University of Tehran after refusing to wear the veil. In 1994 she won a teaching fellowship from Oxford University, and in 1997 she and her family left Iran for America. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic and has appeared on countless radio and television programmes. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and two children.
Release date Australia
February 4th, 2010
Author
Pages
368
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Windmill Books
Dimensions
129x198x23
ISBN-13
9780099487128
Product ID
3718125

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...