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The golden cage : three brothers, three choices, one destiny

Author: Shīrīn ʻIbādī
Publisher: [Carlsbad, Calif.] : Kales Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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History perhaps is best described through life stories we each can hold dearly. The Golden Cage is one such story about three brothers the author knew through their sister, Pari, a childhood friend. Each brother subscribes to a different political ideology that tears Iran and their lives apart. As Pari observes, her brothers live deluded lives in golden cages of ideology. These words mark the beginning of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Shīrīn ʻIbādī; Shīrīn ʻIbādī; Shīrīn ʻIbādī
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shīrīn ʻIbādī
ISBN: 0979845645 9780979845642
OCLC Number: 668194870
Description: 253 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Old friendships --
The house in Abbas Abad --
Mossadegh's pen --
One soldier's destiny --
Two brothers --
In the name of the Shah --
Four gray, smooth, bare walls --
Mashhad --
Ali's beard --
Allah Akbar --
A wedding --
The Pagosha revolutionary --
Under surveillance --
Twenty years in a single night --
From dates to the United Nations in a single fax. --
The doctor's justice --
The visit to Evin --
American Iranians --
Ruhollah's song --
The final betrayal --
Something warm --
A new life --
A long voyage into the abyss --
Give my best to Tehran --
Enemy of the revolution --
Return to Tehran --
A monument of sand --
The Paris sky --
A family reunion.
Responsibility: Shirin Ebadi.

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"If you do not have the power to overthrow the rule of oppression, inform others of the oppression."-Persian proverb  Read more...

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