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- DescriptionIn the international bestseller Prisoner of Tehran, Marina Nemat chronicled her arrest, torture, and two-year imprisonment in Iran's torious Evin prison at the age of sixteen. Yet her journey was far from over. After Tehran is a moving account of Nemat's struggle to overcome her past and break the silence about her detainment. Following her escape from Iran, she builds a new life in Canada with her husband and infant son. But Nemat is haunted by survivor's guilt. She feels increasingly compelled to speak out about what happened to her in prison, even if it means revealing the painful secrets she'd much rather forget. As her riveting story eventually becomes a bestselling book, Nemat's life is forever changed. She gains the strength to confront her past, re-engage with her distant father, and emerge from the emotional ravages.Her story is one of courage and recovery, an amazing tale of resilience written by a truly inspiring woman.
- Author BiographyArrested at age sixteen in Ayatollah Khomeini's Iran, Marina Nemat was imprisoned in Teheran's notorious Evin prison for two years. She emigrated to Canada in 1991 and lives with her husband and two sons near Toronto.
- Author(s)Marina Nemat
- PublisherPenguin Global
- Date of Publication23/08/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectAutobiography: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPenguin Global
- Weight272 g
- Width135 mm
- Height208 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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