The Ministry of Guidance invites you to not stay : an American family in Iran / Hooman Majd.
- ISBN: 9780385535328
- ISBN: 0385535325
- Description: 252 p. ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2013.
- 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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|Gloucester||Adult New Books||New 955.061/Majd (Text to phone)||Checked out||08/05/2014|
|Beverly Main||NEW||DS 318.9 .M356 2013 (Text to phone)||Checked out||08/09/2014|
|Danvers||New Books||DS 318.9 M356 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody Main||Adult Nonfiction||DS 318.9 .M356 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Reading||Adult New Nonfiction||NEW 955.061 MAJ (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Contents Note:|| A taste of things to come -- Touchdown -- We love you (us either) -- The big sulk -- Farda -- Beating the system -- A funny thing happened on the way to the revolution -- Judge not -- Fight for the right to party -- Road trip! -- Politricks -- Home.
|Summary:|| "With U.S.-Iran relations at a thirty-year low, Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd dared to take his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran. 'The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay' traces their domestic adventures and closely tracks the political drama of a terrible year for Iran's government. 'The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay' is a sparkling account of life under a quixotic authoritarian regime that offers rare and intimate insight into a country and its people, as well as a personal story of exile and a search for the meaning of home.
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