The Resource Things I've Been Silent About

Things I've Been Silent About

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Things I've Been Silent About
Title
Things I've Been Silent About
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Summary
"Absorbing . . . a testament to the ways in which narrative truth-telling—from the greatest works of literature to the most intimate family stories—sustains and strengthens us.”—O: The Oprah MagazineIn this stunning personal story of growing up in Iran, Azar Nafisi shares her memories of living in thrall to a powerful and complex mother against the backdrop of a country’s political revolution. A girl’s pain over family secrets, a young woman’s discovery of the power of sensuality in literature, the price a family pays for freedom in a country beset by upheaval—these and other threads are woven together in this beautiful memoir as a gifted storyteller once again transforms the way we see the world and “reminds us of why we read in the first place” (Newsday).BONUS: This edition contains a Things I've Been Silent About discussion guide.Praise for Things I've Been Silent About“Deeply felt . . . an affecting account of a family’s struggle.”—New York Times “A gifted storyteller with a mastery of Western literature, Nafisi knows how to use language both to settle scores and to seduce.”—New York Times Book Review “An immensely rewarding and beautifully written act of courage, by turns amusing, tender and obsessively dogged.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “A lyrical, often wrenching memoir.”—People
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Nafisi, Azar
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Sociology
  • Nonfiction
  • Women's Studies
Label
Things I've Been Silent About
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:e20cc68a-e96d-4844-9ecb-04f479387b20
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781588367495
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Things I've Been Silent About
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e20cc68a-e96d-4844-9ecb-04f479387b20
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781588367495
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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