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4.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Living in Hell is a true story providing a window into the life of a young woman growing up in Iran. It is also an educational history of Iran and its people.

Although this story is entirely mine, it is also the story of too many women in the Middle East who suffer similar fates.

Iranian women have come a long way since I grew up in Iran but still much needs to be done for
Kindle Edition, 423 pages
Published April 24th 2012 by Ghazal Omid
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Oct 25, 2016 Jane Rogers rated it liked it
Interesting but hard to read

Writing is a bit disjointed and hard to follow at times. Still amazing strength of the author to overcome so much.
Charisse Harris
Jan 26, 2016 Charisse Harris rated it it was amazing
Never judge a book by its cover

I give it 5 stars. It's a lot of courage to come forward with the truth of your life. Especially when it's taboo in your culture and religion. Everything thing is always about what will people think of the family. Who gives a hoot. I can see where problems began as issues in her country. If children aren't reprimanded at a young age for bad behavior , they assume it okay. Then if parents allowed her brothers to mistreat her and not address it, they felt like it's o
May 28, 2016 Alohna rated it it was amazing
Very inspirational

I can't even imagine your struggles and pain. After reading this book I realize even though life throws you unbelievable pain there are people who have gone through worse. You are an inspiration to me. Thank you for sharing.
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*Ranked #4 in Amazon's Top Rated Women's Writers category.*

Ghazal Omid is an author, lecturer, journalist, Islamic scholar, Expert on Iranian Politics and Culture and a Columnist for religious and political blogs. Based in Washington DC, She is a political and cultural consultant on Middle East affairs to major network and cable media and to Congressional and Senate members and staff. She provides
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