Books tagged: tehran

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Omid's Shadow
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011 by May McGoldrick. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award — Semi-finalist in general fiction Two women are caught up in revolutions thirty years apart, but it is a third woman—the woman that connects them—that carries the scars of loss that time has not healed. Weaving together the past and the present, two storylines tell the life of Omid, the daughter of one revolutionary and the mother of another.
The Lost Poem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an excerpt from the memoir "World Without Pain: The Story of a Search". In the 1970s, while hitchhiking through southeastern Iran on his way to India, another traveler stole Walters' passport. Forced to return to Tehran, totally broke, he begged on the streets for weeks while trying to obtain a new one. The lost poem arose from his despair.
The Man Who Fooled SAVAK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Doug Roberts, a G.I. in the U.S. Army is assigned to the classified message center in Tehran, Iran in 1971, where he uncovers evidence that the regime is corrupt and supported by one of the most brutal secret police forces in modern times – SAVAK. After falling in love with an Iranian girl, he launches a thrilling plan to smuggle her and her mother and out of the country. Based on true events!
CIA and the Nine Ball Tournament
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The CIA thinks her husband, a friend and his wife are terrorists on their way to Baghdad while she says they are shooting pool at the local pool hall.
Jay Hawk: The Assassin's Lover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
If you liked ARGO, the Oscar-winning best picture of the year, you'll like this. The real life Tony Mendez, played by Ben Affleck, coached the author in trade-craft at CIA HQ in this extensively researched romantic espionage thriller. The lives of three women intersect in a cauldron of lies, violence, intrigue and sex, when one of them is targeted for kidnapping and torture by Iranian operatives.
From Iran to America: Mahnaz and Shirin -- A Love Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Written through the eyes of a young boy in Iran and later a young man in America, the author’s experiences – at times funny, at times poignant – give the reader insight into life in the Middle East, and especially in Iran. Adding to this are his harrowing lessons in love at the hands of the two Iranian women who give this book its title. This is an informative, while also gripping read.
Price: Free! Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
From the rooftops of Montreal to the undergrounds of Tehran, Garnier de Rouen chases the demons of the present only to find them lead back to his past, to Nakissa, whom he knows better than she knows herself. For Nakissa, life in Tehran, Iran was good. She was lucky and didn't have much to worry about. That is until a series of earthquakes shook the world and changed everything.
North Korea: An Analysis of the International Repercussions of Juche Ideology
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
This academic essay analyzes and examines the international repercussions of North Korea's notorious "Juche" philosophy. In particular, there is focus on three specific international topics: American-North Korean nuclear relations, North Korean-Iranian relations, and American aid to North Korea. Additionally, this essay discusses recent power struggles within the North Korean government.
Iran in Perspective - Orientation Guide, Farsi and Baluchi Cultural Orientation: Islamic Revolution, Post-Khomeini, Nucear Weapons Stand-off, Geography, History, Military, Religion, Holy Sites, Qom
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of three unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Iran.
A Time to Love in Tehran
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Before there was a revolution, there was a time to love in Tehran.