Mirror from Stone
Having spent his early childhood in Sydney, Kourosh and his family return to Iran at the height of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Their attempt to settle into family life is disrupted as the country changes government, sets in reforms and is plunged into a war with Iraq which eventually drives the family to attempt to return to Australia. Mirror From Stone is the memoir o...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published September 28th 2009 by Createspace
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I was a bit put-off by the fact the author rated his own book, but I moved past it. And I'm glad. This is the best memoir of the war I've read thus far. It's not sensationalist, it's not overly self-conscious. It's about an individual experience that is unique and valuable for Western audiences.