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Jasmin Darznik

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Born in Tehran to an Iranian mother and European father, Jasmin Darznik has contributed to the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and other publications. She received her doctorate in English from Princeton University and is a professor at Washington and Lee University.

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Average rating: 3.88 · 2,093 ratings · 366 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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Incredible story and so, so well-written. A masterpiece, to my mind, and one of the best pieces of narrative nonfiction I have ever read.
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I love Gina Nahai's writing--this is the first book of hers I read and still one of my favorite books about women in Iran.
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