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Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoody
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Oct 26, 08

Chilling book about the parental abduction of a child to Tehran and a mother's journey to rescue her daughter.

I know this is a true story, however, I have such mixed feelings about it. Since 9/11, the anti-Muslim sentiments in the U.S. have been so high - I don't mean to promote a book that would add to that, however, this is an important story.
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Deena I think that this book does show that there are kind, loving people even in an extremist religious country such as Iran. Yes, Betty's husband and many immediate family members are frightening--but think about the many people who risk their lives to help her escape. I chose to read it in a context of hope. I also found it hard to put down.

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