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Author Ghahramani, Zarah.

Title My life as a traitor / Zarah Ghahramani with Robert Hillman.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2008]
©2008

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Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  365.45 GHAHRAMANI    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  365.4509 GHAHRAMANI, ZARAH    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  365.45 GHA    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  365.45 G    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  365.45092 GHAHRAMANI    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  365.45092 GHA    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG GHAHRAMANI, ZARAH    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B GHAHRAMANI ZARAH G    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  365.45 GH    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 242 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Ghahramani, 20, an Iranian student, was swept off the streets of Tehran and taken to the notorious Evin prison, where criminals and political dissidents were held side by side in conditions of legendary brutality. Her crime, she asserts, was sliding back her headscarf to feel the sun on her hair. This led to a political activism fueled by the fearless idealism of the young. Her parents begged her to be prudent, but even they could not have imagined the horrors she faced in prison. She underwent psychological and physical torture, fighting despair by recalling her idyllic childhood in an affectionate family that prized tolerance and freedom of thought. After a show trial, Ghahramani was driven deep into the desert outside Tehran, uncertain if she was to be executed or freed. There she was abandoned to begin the long walk back.--From publisher description.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.6 12.0 123002.
Subject Ghahramani, Zarah.
Students -- Iran -- Biography.
Women -- Iran -- Biography.
Women prisoners -- Iran -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Iran -- Biography.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997-
Added Author Hillman, Robert, 1948-
ISBN 9780374217303 hardcover alkaline paper
9780374531645
0374217300 hardcover alkaline paper
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