The Resource The book of fate, Parinoush Saniee ; translated from Persian by Sara Khalili

The book of fate, Parinoush Saniee ; translated from Persian by Sara Khalili

Label
The book of fate
Title
The book of fate
Statement of responsibility
Parinoush Saniee ; translated from Persian by Sara Khalili
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • per
  • eng
Summary
A teenager in pre-revolutionary Tehran, Massoumeh is an ordinary girl, passionate about learning. On her way to school she meets a local man and falls in love - but when her family discover his letters they accuse her of bringing them into dishonour. She is badly beaten by her brother, and her parents hastily arrange a marriage to a man she's never met. Facing a life without love, and the prospect of no education, Massoumeh is distraught - but a female neighbour urges her to comply: 'We each have a destiny, and you can't fight yours.' The years that follow Massoumeh's wedding prove transformative for Iran. Hamid, Massoumeh's husband, is a political dissident and a threat to the Shah's oppressive regime and when the secret service arrive to arrest him, it is the start of a terrifying period for Massoumeh. Her fate, so long dictated by family loyalty and tradition, is now tied to the changing fortunes of her country. Spanning five turbulent decades of Iranian history, from before the 1979 revolution, through the Islamic Republic and up to the present, The Book of Fate is a powerful story of friendship and passion, fear and hope - and a rare insider's view of Iranian society
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
891.5534
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Persian
Literary form
novels
The book of fate, Parinoush Saniee ; translated from Persian by Sara Khalili
Label
The book of fate, Parinoush Saniee ; translated from Persian by Sara Khalili
Publication
Note
"Fifty years of life in Iran"--Cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14824686
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xiv, 447 pages
Isbn
9781408704172
Isbn Type
(tr. pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG279093
  • (OCoLC)821699282
  • (AuCNLKIN)000050861537

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