(Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir) [PDF/EBOOK] ↠ Marina Nemat

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  • Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir
  • Marina Nemat
  • English
  • 22 June 2018
  • 9781416537427

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FREE READ Ç Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir Ged sixteen she was sentenced to death Prisoner of Tehran is the astonishing account of one woman's remarkable courage in the face of terror and her uest for freedom. This book was amazing I highly recommend it to everyone It is about an Iranian girl that was taken political prisoner at the age of 16 in Iran during the early 1980 s Her crime Asking her calculus teacher to teach calculus rather than talking about political issues The teacher refused and told Marina to leave class if she didn t like it she left and so did the rest of the class Even though the subject matter is heavy the book is written in a very readable way I read this book yesterday couldn t put it down Make sure you have some tissues handy Non luogo a procedere death Prisoner of Tehran is the astonishing account of one woman's remarkable courage in the face of terror and her uest for freedom. This book was amazing I highly recommend it to everyone It is about an Iranian girl that was taken political prisoner at the age of 16 in Iran Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra during the early 1980 s Her crime Asking her calculus teacher to teach calculus rather than talking about political issues The teacher refused and told Marina to leave class if she Awakening didn t like it she left and so Call Me By Your Name did the rest of the class Even though the subject matter is heavy the book is written in a very readable way I read this book yesterday couldn t put it The Mark of Athena down Make sure you have some tissues handy

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FREE READ Ç Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir About lessons being replaced by Koran study Marina was arrested late one evening She was taken to the notorious prison Evin where she was interrogated and tortured A. How do you review books about trauma I ve been thinking about that a lot the last few days as I was trying to figure out what I wanted to say about this book and also the two I read around the same time reviews for which will appear over the next few days I ve said the universe sometimes throws me books in clumps Well this time it was three about traumatic experiences under authoritarian governments Two fiction one non fictionNote The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement You can read why I came to this decision hereIn the meantime you can read the entire review at Smorgasbook Resist Not Evil do you review books about trauma I ve been thinking about that a lot the last few Non luogo a procedere days as I was trying to figure out what I wanted to say about this book and also the two I read around the same time reviews for which will appear over the next few Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra days I ve said the universe sometimes throws me books in clumps Well this time it was three about traumatic experiences under authoritarian governments Two fiction one non fictionNote The rest of this review has been withdrawn Awakening due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement You can read why I came to this Call Me By Your Name decision hereIn the meantime you can read the entire review at Smorgasbook

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FREE READ Ç Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir Marina Nemat's peaceful childhood in Tehran was shattered when the Iranian Revolution of 1979 ushered in a new era of Islamic rule After complaining to her teachers. A 16 year old girl swept off the streets and put in prison for the most token resistance against a totalitarian regime saved from execution at the eleventh hour by her jailor who had fallen in love with her forced to marry him to save herself and to live as his trophy wife escaping from the claustrophobic marriage when her husband is killed by hired goons of the regime finally managing to escape to Canada the free and democratic West with her loverIt could be the script of a Bollywood movieWhich is why this book came down to two stars for meI have no doubt Marina is factual in the account of her travails I have no illusions about the Islamic Republic of Iran or the Evin prison I am sure that if the regime of the Shah was totalitarian the theocratic one that replaced it is even so No it was the tone of the writing the self righteousness It is as though the author being a Russian immigrant is never somehow fully Iranian and is viewing Iranians through a foreign lens Also many a time I found her peddling her Christian forbearance in the face of authoritarian Islam to be fair I am sure that this is not done purposefully Marina s strong religious belief seems to have indeed helped her get through a terrible period this also put me off The book seemed to be written for a Western audience eager to believe the worst about Iran Like I said it is like a movie script the heroes and villains clearly defined good winning against evil in the end and everybody living happily ever afterI am happy for Marina that her personal story ended happily I mourn for the hundreds of others who are prisoners of totalitarian regimes whose stories have no such happy ending and are therefore unheard of But the book itself I found unimpressive Maybe a nuanced writing would have helped The Boyfriend Next Door democratic West with her loverIt could be the script of a Bollywood movieWhich is why this book came Chancey of the Maury River down to two stars for meI have no Flora of Maine A Manual for Identification of Native and Naturalized Plants of Maine Vascular doubt Marina is factual in the account of her travails I have no illusions about the Islamic Republic of Iran or the Evin prison I am sure that if the regime of the Shah was totalitarian the theocratic one that replaced it is even so No it was the tone of the writing the self righteousness It is as though the author being a Russian immigrant is never somehow fully Iranian and is viewing Iranians through a foreign lens Also many a time I found her peddling her Christian forbearance in the face of authoritarian Islam to be fair I am sure that this is not Resist Not Evil done purposefully Marina s strong religious belief seems to have indeed helped her get through a terrible period this also put me off The book seemed to be written for a Western audience eager to believe the worst about Iran Like I said it is like a movie script the heroes and villains clearly Non luogo a procedere defined good winning against evil in the end and everybody living happily ever afterI am happy for Marina that her personal story ended happily I mourn for the hundreds of others who are prisoners of totalitarian regimes whose stories have no such happy ending and are therefore unheard of But the book itself I found unimpressive Maybe a nuanced writing would have helped