Books tagged: tehran

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The Lost Poem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Drama » Middle Eastern
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
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: 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.
Egon back in London
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
"reportage", pamphlet, London riots August 2011
Jay Hawk: The Assassin's Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: 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.
Deliverance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: 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.
From the Ashes of Strife
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
We rose from the ashes of Revolution. Ten-year-old Sohrab Vessali and his parents escape the violence of Iran’s Islamic Revolution to live in America. As the years pass and anti-Iranian sentiment soars, the bullying and taunting at school leave Sohrab confused and aimless.