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The Shah's Last Ride

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The acclaimed author of Sideshow captures the behind-the-scenes drama of the Shah of Iran's strange journey into exile--and its crucial impact on American foreign policy and the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini. 44 photos.
Paperback, 468 pages
Published October 15th 1989 by Touchstone Books (first published 1988)
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علی
A description on the last year of the life of the last Shah of Iran, Feb.1979 until Feb.1980 when he died in Egypt. A well narrated cautionary story, but also sad!
کتاب فراموش نشدنی ویلیام شوکراس توسط عبدالرضا هوشنگ مهدوی به فارسی برگردانده شده و گرچه در 1369 منتشر شده تا اواخر دهه ی هفتاد شمسی از چاپ دهم هم گذشته است. من چاپ هشتم را دیده ام. تغییرات، و کمبودهای چاپ فارسی نسبت به اصل کتاب، چندان زیاد نیستند اما بسیار تعیین کننده اند. سانسوری که تنها تاسف می آفریند!
Nurman Numeiri

Sebenarnya edisi terjemahannya yang aku punya.
Nemu waktu jalan ke Medan, di toko buku ... mmm
mana ya? lupa.
Diterbitkan oleh Penerbit Pustaka atau grafiti ya?
Lupa. Cari di google ndak ketemu.
Dibuat jadi dua jilid. Judulnya
1. Runtuhnya Tahta Merak
2. ....

Adrian
Feb 18, 2011 Adrian added it
Stirring journalistic retelling of the fate of the Shah of Iran. Enjoyed the chapters on the build up of the dynasty and its part in international intrigue best. Long section on Shah's medical history while fascinating becomes a bit tedious. Exemplar writing.
Naz
A sad-but-true account of the last year of the Shah's life. It can shed some light on why leaders in the Middle East aren't always fully trusting of the US as an ally.
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