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  • Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir
  • Marina Nemat
  • English
  • 09 June 2020
  • 9781416537427

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FREE DOWNLOAD Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Marina Nemat à 6 FREE DOWNLOAD READ & DOWNLOAD Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB à Marina Nemat Marina Nemat's peaceful childhood in Tehran was shattered when the Iranian Revolution of 1979 ushered in a new era of Islamic rule After complaining to her teachers. A 16 year old girl swept off the streets and put in prison for the most token resistance against a totalitarian regime saved from execution at the eleventh hour by her jailor who had fallen in love with her forced to marry him to save herself and to live as his trophy wife escaping from the claustrophobic marriage when her husband is killed by hired goons of the regime finally managing to escape to Canada the free and democratic West with her loverIt could be the script of a Bollywood movieWhich is why this book came down to two stars for meI have no doubt Marina is factual in the account of her travails I have no illusions about the Islamic Republic of Iran or the Evin prison I am sure that if the regime of the Shah was totalitarian the theocratic one that replaced it is even so No it was the tone of the writing the self righteousness It is as though the author being a Russian immigrant is never somehow fully Iranian and is viewing Iranians through a foreign lens Also many a time I found her peddling her Christian forbearance in the face of authoritarian Islam to be fair I am sure that this is not done purposefully Marina s strong religious belief seems to have indeed helped her get through a terrible period this also put me off The book seemed to be written for a Western audience eager to believe the worst about Iran Like I said it is like a movie script the heroes and villains clearly defined good winning against evil in the end and everybody living happily ever afterI am happy for Marina that her personal story ended happily I mourn for the hundreds of others who are prisoners of totalitarian regimes whose stories have no such happy ending and are therefore unheard of But the book itself I found unimpressive Maybe a nuanced writing would have helped The Strain ushered in a new era of Islamic rule After complaining to her teachers. A 16 year old girl swept off the streets and put in prison for the most token resistance against a totalitarian regime saved from execution at the eleventh hour by her jailor who had fallen in love with her forced to marry him to save herself and to live as his trophy wife escaping from the claustrophobic marriage when her husband is killed by hired goons of the regime finally managing to escape to Canada the free and democratic West with her loverIt could be the script of a Bollywood movieWhich is why this book came down to two stars for meI have no doubt Marina is factual in the account of her travails I have no illusions about the Islamic Republic of Iran or the Evin prison I am sure that if the regime of the Shah was totalitarian the theocratic one that replaced it is even so No it was the tone of the writing the self righteousness It is as though the author being a Russian immigrant is never somehow fully Iranian and is viewing Iranians through a foreign lens Also many a time I found her peddling her Christian forbearance in the face of authoritarian Islam to be fair I am sure that this is not done purposefully Marina s strong religious belief seems to have indeed helped her get through a terrible period this also put me off The book seemed to be written for a Western audience eager to believe the worst about Iran Like I said it is like a movie script the heroes and villains clearly defined good winning against evil in the end and everybody living happily ever afterI am happy for Marina that her personal story ended happily I mourn for the hundreds of others who are prisoners of totalitarian regimes whose stories have no such happy ending and are therefore Nos trajeron los barcos unheard of But the book itself I found Maria dos Canos Serrados unimpressive Maybe a nuanced writing would have helped

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FREE DOWNLOAD Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Marina Nemat à 6 FREE DOWNLOAD READ & DOWNLOAD Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB à Marina Nemat Ged sixteen she was sentenced to death Prisoner of Tehran is the astonishing account of one woman's remarkable courage in the face of terror and her uest for freedom. This book was amazing I highly recommend it to everyone It is about an Iranian girl that was taken political prisoner at the age of 16 in Iran during the early 1980 s Her crime Asking her calculus teacher to teach calculus rather than talking about political issues The teacher refused and told Marina to leave class if she didn t like it she left and so did the rest of the class Even though the subject matter is heavy the book is written in a very readable way I read this book yesterday couldn t put it down Make sure you have some tissues handy The Strain uest for freedom. This book was amazing I highly recommend it to everyone It is about an Iranian girl that was taken political prisoner at the age of 16 in Iran during the early 1980 s Her crime Asking her calculus teacher to teach calculus rather than talking about political issues The teacher refused and told Marina to leave class if she didn t like it she left and so did the rest of the class Even though the subject matter is heavy the book is written in a very readable way I read this book yesterday couldn t put it down Make sure you have some tissues handy

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FREE DOWNLOAD Prisoner of Tehran A Memoir î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Marina Nemat à 6 FREE DOWNLOAD READ & DOWNLOAD Æ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB à Marina Nemat About lessons being replaced by Koran study Marina was arrested late one evening She was taken to the notorious prison Evin where she was interrogated and tortured A. I read this book some years ago 2006 The author was student at the same school I was The way she wrote her story I found it unreal It s just a part of it real I lost some of my friends Some of them were executed and some of them were imprisoned for some years I m familiar with that atmosphere However the way she narrates it seems that she changes it for North American audience and it becomes like a Hollywoodian movie with a happy ending At the end of the day she came to Canada and she got married and everything goes fine It is not the truth but a part of it Ni bestias ni dioses unreal It s just a part of it real I lost some of my friends Some of them were executed and some of them were imprisoned for some years I m familiar with that atmosphere However the way she narrates it seems that she changes it for North American audience and it becomes like a Hollywoodian movie with a happy ending At the end of the day she came to Canada and she got married and everything goes fine It is not the truth but a part of it