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The virgin of solitude : a novel

Author: Taghi Modarressi; Nasrin Rahimieh
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2008.
Series: Middle East literature in translation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An Iranian teenager with fair hair and blue eyes and his Austrian grandmother search for a sense belonging as they cope with the turmoil of Iran's 1979 revolution.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taghi Modarressi; Nasrin Rahimieh
ISBN: 9780815609339 0815609337
OCLC Number: 225870854
Language Note: Translated from the Persian.
Description: xv, 381 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Middle East literature in translation.
Other Titles: ʻAz̲rā-yi khalvatʹnishīn.
Responsibility: Taghi Modarressi ; translated from the Persian by Nasrin Rahimieh.

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A novel that follows the parallel lives of a transplanted Austrian woman, who has made Iran her home, and her grandson, Nuri, who desperately misses his mother but hides his longing behind a veneer  Read more...

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