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The Ministry of Guidance invites you to not stay : an American family in Iran / Hooman Majd.

Majd, Hooman. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780385535328
  • ISBN: 0385535325
  • Description: 252 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2013.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 955.061/Majd (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW DS 318.9 .M356 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
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 Nonfiction 955.061 MAJ (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

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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