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Author Saper, Jacqueline, 1961- author.

Title From miniskirt to hijab : a girl in revolutionary Iran / Jacqueline Saper.

Publication Info. [Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019]


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Summary "From Miniskirt to Hijab is the story of an English-Iranian Jewish girl coming of age in Iran before, during, and after the Islamic Revolution"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The best of both worlds -- My Iranian mothers -- The Shah's spectacular parties -- Cracks along the avenue -- England -- Homecoming -- When Jacqueline met Ebi -- Nightly calls of "Allahu-Akbar" -- The man in the moon -- The king is crying -- Utopia? -- My first referendum -- Executions -- My Jewish wedding in the Islamic Republic -- "Death to America" -- Invasion -- The sacred defense -- "Sister, guard your hijab" -- The downhill -- The second-class citizen -- Public life, private self -- Half of the world's beauty -- Front of the war, front of the plane -- "The martyr" -- Welcome to first grade -- Why is this night different? -- The view from the rooftop -- Flight.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 11, 2019).
Subject Saper, Jacqueline, 1961- -- Childhood and youth.
Jewish women -- Iran -- Biography.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Personal narratives, Jewish.
Jewish women. (OCoLC)fst00983062
Iran. (OCoLC)fst01204889
Revolution (Iran : 1979) (OCoLC)fst01354530
Chronological Term 1979
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Personal narratives -- Jewish. (OCoLC)fst01423845
Other Form: Print version: Saper, Jacqueline, 1961- From miniskirt to hijab. [Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019] 9781640121171 (DLC) 2019001978 (OCoLC)1088600048
ISBN 9781640122444 (electronic book)
1640122443 (electronic book)
9781640122420 (electronic book)
1640122427 (electronic book)
9781640122437 (mobi)
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