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Author Housden, Roger.

Title Saved by beauty : adventures of an American romantic in Iran / Roger Housden.

Publication Info. New York : Broadway Books, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  955 HOUSDEN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  955 HOUSDEN    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  955 HOUSDEN    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  955 HOU    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  955 HOUSDEN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  955 HO    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 290 pages : map ; 22 cm
Summary Poet, adventurer, and unapologetic romantic Housden travels to Iran to learn about the people, the culture, and the art of this misunderstood land.
Contents Writing Iran -- Leaving the known -- Paradise and poetry -- Talking stones -- Return to the source -- The blue dome -- Drink the wine -- More than one veil -- Christmas in Tehran -- One imam and three wise men -- The sorrow in Shiraz -- Razor's edge -- Politics as usual -- In Mesopotamia -- Return to beauty -- Interrogation, with room service.
Subject Iran -- Description and travel.
Housden, Roger -- Travel -- Iran.
Americans -- Travel -- Iran.
Iran -- Social life and customs.
Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273.
Ḥāfiẓ, active 14th century.
Iran -- Intellectual life.
Iran -- Biography.
ISBN 9780307587732
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