7 edition of Prisoner of Tehran found in the catalog.
October 3, 2007
by Thorndike Press
Written in English
|Series||(Thorndike Press Large Print Biography Series)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||469|
Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat In one of those odd, inexplicable coincidences so common in publishing, two new non-fiction books confront an unimaginable horror: young women abducted (or “arrested”) and held captive for months, if not years, with little hope for release. ― Marina Nemat, quote from Prisoner of Tehran “Now that I was lying safely in my bed, it had become much easier to be brave.” “Each tombstone was like the cover of a book .
Prisoner of Tehran is the memoir of a woman now living in Canada, but who was a prisoner in the notorious Evin prison in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Marina starts narrating her story by explaining that no one, not even her husband or family, know about her story from in prison, and that she wants to write it down. Prisoner of Tehran was a contender for Canada Reads It was championed by Arlene Dickinson. It was championed by Arlene Dickinson. Read an excerpt | Author interviews | More about this book.
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"Like a harrowing Thousand and One Arabian Nights, Prisoner of Tehran is the story of Marina Nemat -- her unvarnished courage, her intrepid wisdom, her fight to save her integrity and her family in a world in which to be female is to be chattel. Written with the deft hands of a novelist, it is the portrait of a world only too real, where women's lives are cheap -- but not this one."/5().
"Prisoner of Tehran" is a moving memoir about a Christian girl in Iran during the Islamic revolution. She is arrested for 'anti-government' activities (such heinous crimes as walking out of her calculus class because the teacher would only talk about politics, not calculus)/5.
"Like a harrowing Thousand and One Arabian Nights, Prisoner of Tehran is the story of Marina Nemat -- her unvarnished courage, her intrepid wisdom, her fight to save her integrity and her family in a world in which to be female is to be chattel.
Written with Prisoner of Tehran book deft hands of a novelist, it is the portrait of a world only too real, where women's lives are cheap -- but not this one."Released on: In her heartbreaking, triumphant, and elegantly written memoir, Prisoner of Tehran, Marina Nemat tells the heart-pounding story of her life as a young girl in Iran during the early days of Ayatollah Khomeini's brutal Islamic Revolution/5().
Translated into twenty-two languages, Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat has become an international bestseller and is now available in paperback for the first time. In this heartbreaking, triumphant, and elegantly written memoir, Nemat tells the heart-pounding story of her life as a young girl in Iran during the early days pf Ayatollah Khomeini's brutal Islamic /5(19).
Prisoner of Tehran is a vivid reminder to the world about how cruel and bigoted is Aytolla's regime in is an alarming testimony, a wake up call to reading, I wondered if Marina's book will ever be published in her birth country.5/5(5). Free download or read online Prisoner of Tehran pdf (ePUB) book.
The first edition of the novel was published in May 1stand was written by Marina Nemat. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.
The main characters of this non fiction, autobiography story are,/5. Several fellow prisoners in Tehran's brutal Evin prison were executed that night, but Marina was spared, literally at the last minute.
A pardon from Ayatollah Khomeini himself had commuted her sentence to life imprisonment. One of her prison guards had fallen in love with her and interceded on her behalf. The autobiography Prisoner of Tehran tells the story of author Marina Nemat’s teenage imprisonment in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison.
Published inmany years after Marina’s traumatic experiences, and after she finally gathered the courage to speak out about what she had gone through, the book traces her childhood before and after the Islamic Revolution that.
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Brought up as a Christian, Marina Nemat's idyllic childhood in Tehran was shattered when the Iranian Revolution of ushered in a new era of Islamic rule.
She was arrested and sentenced to death, a after complaining to her teachers about her maths lessons being replaced by Koran 's prison guard snatched her from the firing-squad bullets but exacted a 5/5(1).
An extraordinary tale of faith and survival, Prisoner of Tehran is a testament to the power of love in the face of evil and injustice. Prisoner of Tehran by Canadian author, Marina Nemat is a memoir written in A part Russian Christian girl caught up in the Iranian Revolution, she was held as a political prisoner for 2 years in Read full review4/5(16).
An extraordinary tale of faith and survival, Prisoner of Tehran is a testament to the power of love in the face of evil and injustice. Biography & Autobiography Nonfiction Publication Details. The Paperback of the Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman's Story of Survival Inside an Iranian Prison by Marina Nemat at Barnes & Noble.
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Prisoner of Tehran: A Memoir by Marina Nemat available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. Already sold in eight countries, Prisoner of Tehran is the heartbreaking story of the price a.Prisoner of Tehran, Marina Nemat’s brave and insightful memoir, was published over ten years ago, but it continues to amaze me.
I never miss the chance to recommend it, as the author’s example of resilience and unbreakable spirit is truly inspiring.Prisoner of Tehran: Nemat, Marina: : Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.