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“An ambitious novel of an Iranian woman’s personal and professional struggles during a time of war and unrest…Powell does a good job of capturing the intense emotions of a very dramatic time…a captivating plot with a well-developed protagonist.”

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“I thoroughly enjoyed reading Roxana’s Revolution, a gripping story of individuals caught i
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Paperback, 454 pages
Published April 13th 2013 by iUniverse
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John Naylor
Nov 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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I received this book for free via Goodreads First Reads.

I have had this book in my possession for over a year and a half so I apologise to the author for not getting to it sooner.

This is not an easy review to do. I could talk about the inequality in both Iranian and American judicial processes when women are involved. It actually would be topical for me to do so.

I could talk about spousal abuse and why some women suffer it so not to lose custody of their children. I could talk abou
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the story really resonated with me; thanks goodreads!
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Farin Powell practices law in Washington, DC. In addition to many legal publications, she has published short stories and poems in various literary magazines and poetry anthologies. She is the author of the book of poetry A Piece of Heaven and the novel Two Weddings.