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From Iran to America: Mahnaz and Shirin - A Love Story

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This fictional story is loosely based on true events that have taken place beginning in the 1950's in Iran and continuing up until the present in the United States. Some of these events happened in the author's life, and the rest are what he is aware of. The book provides the reader with a window into some aspects of life and upbringing in the Middle East, and especially i ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published July 1st 2013 by East to West Publications
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I received From Iran to America as part of a Goodreads giveaway.

Apparently based on the author's own experiences growing up in Iran then immigrating to the United States as an adult, the main character reconnects with an old student of his through social media. Now both in America, the pair find themselves discussing their lives, both small anecdotes and groundbreaking events that made them who they are and brought them to their present circumstances.

The story is a bit un
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Reza Mashayekhi in his own words:

I was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. After high-school, I first attended the American University of Beirut, and later the University of Michigan, where I received my aerospace engineering degree.

I have been a consulting engineer here in San Diego, but my true passion now is writing and directing. The fact is, I’m sometimes frustrated by th
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