Prisoner Of Tehran. The End Of Childhood In Iran

Nemat Marina

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: JohnMurray
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2007
Edition: First Edition

Description: 280 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Nemat tells of her harrowing experience as a young iranian girl at the start of the islamic revolution in january 1982, the 16-year-old student activist was arrested, jailed in tehrans infamous evin prison, tortured and sentenced to death ali, one of her interrogators, intervened moments before her execution, having used family connections with ayatollah khomeini himself to reduce her sentence to life in prison the price: she would convert to islam (she was christian) and marry him, or he would see to it that her family and boyfriend, andre, were jailed or even killed she remained a political prisoner for two years nemats engaging memoir is rich with complex characters - loved ones lost on both sides of this bloody conflict ali, the man who rapes and subjugates her, also saves her life several times - he is assassinated by his own subordinates his family embraces nemat with more affection and acceptance than her own, even fighting for her release after his death nemat ret

ISBN: 9780719562518

(157235)

280 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.



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