Leaving Iran Between Migration and Exile

Heftet / 2016 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9781771991377
Publisert
2016
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AU Press
Aldersnivå
06, P
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Product language
Engelsk
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Heftet
Sider
320
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454 gr
Høyde
203 mm
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127 mm
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Leaving Iran Between Migration and Exile

Heftet / 2016 / Engelsk
In 1976, at the age of twenty-three, Farideh Goldin left Iran in searchof her imagined America. Meanwhile, the political unrest in Iranintensified and in 1979, Farideh's family was forced to flee Iranon the last El-Al flight to Tel Aviv. Farideh's father was awell-respected son of the chief rabbi and dayan of the Jews of Shiraz.During his last visit to the US in 2006, he handed Farideh his memoirchronicalling his life after exile: the confiscation of hispassport when he returned to Iran for his belongings, the years ofloneliness as he struggled against a hostile bureaucracy to return tohis wife and family in Israel, and the eventual loss of the poultryfarm that had supported his family. Leaving Iran knitstogether Farideh's story of dislocation and loss with her ownexperience as an Iranian Jew in a newly adopted home.
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An intimate portrait of one family's displacement after the 1979 Iranian Revolution and their search for identity.
An intimate portrait of one family's displacement after the 1979Iranian Revolution and their search for identity.
Born in Shiraz, Iran to a family of dayanim, FaridehGoldin now lives in Virginia and is the director of theInstitute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding at OldDominion University. Goldin is a frequent lecturer and presenter onIranian culture. Her first memoir, Wedding Song: Memoirs of anIranian Jewish Woman was published in 2003.
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ISBN13
9781771991377
Publisert
2016
Utgiver
Vendor
AU Press
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
320
Vekt
454 gr
Høyde
203 mm
Bredde
127 mm
Se alle
Forfatter