Persian Girls: A Memoir [Nahid Rachlin] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For many years, heartache prevented Nahid Rachlin from turning her sharp novelist's eye inward: to tell the story of how her own life diverged from that of her closest confidante and beloved sister.
About Persian Girls. For many years, heartache prevented Nahid Rachlin from turning her sharp novelist's eye inward: to tell the story of how her own life diverged from that of her closest confidante and beloved sister, Pari. Growing up in Iran, both refused to accept traditional Muslim mores, and dreamed of careers in ...
READERS GUIDE. Questions and Topics for Discussion. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS. A theme in Persian Girls is belonging. Growing up, the author feels like she does not belong in Iran. But she feels likewise in America, and talks about “the ambivalent feelings that had plagued me over the years in America, being neither ...
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BIO. website: http://www.nahidrachlin.com. Nahid Rachlin went to Columbia University Writing Program on a Doubleday-Columbia Fellowship and then went on to Stanford University MFA program on a Stegner Fellowship. Her publications include a memoir, PERSIAN GIRLS (Penguin), four novels, JUMPING OVER ...
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Aug 7, 2006 ... This lyrical and disturbing memoir by the author of four novels (Foreigner , etc.) tells the story of an Iranian girl growing up in a culture where, despite the W.