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My Life as a Traitor

by Zarah Ghahramani

  • 319 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Women In Islam,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Women,
  • Biography,
  • Iran,
  • Students,
  • Women prisoners

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10751332M
    ISBN 100374217300
    ISBN 109780374217303
    OCLC/WorldCa123968667

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    Read "My Life as a Traitor An Iranian Memoir" by Zarah Ghahramani available from Rakuten Kobo. At the age of twenty, an Iranian student named Zarah Ghahramani was swept off the streets of Tehran and taken to the not 5/5. I had been woken up by a small roar of thunder as a scent of rain cascading the air. I love the rain immensely. Happily I gotten out of bed and strolled over to my balcony, swaying in the rain for a few minutes. The fresh sensation of the rain falling onto my face felt pleasingly. Along with the smell of the rain hitting against the concrete and soot. As soon as I was content by the light.

    In prose of astonishing dignity and force, Ghahramani recounts the ways in which power seduces and deforms.A richly textured memoir that celebrates a triumph of the individual over the state, My Life as a Traitor is an affecting addition to the literature of struggle and dissent.5/5(1). My Life as a Traitor lays bare the deep cultural divide running through Iranian society. The book also fleshes out why "totalitarian" is such an apt adjective for Iran's Islamic Republic. Ghahramani shows how the regime is determined to control even the smallest aspects of each person's : Patrick Clawson.


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In My life as a Traitor, Zarah Ghahramani is a young woman striving for freedom in a country that permits none to its citizens. While studying at Tehran University in the year ofGhahramani fights for justice in a political group that consistently gets arrested and prosecuted for their protests/5.

Like the best-selling graphic novel series Persepolis, My Life as a Traitor is compelling for its seemingly unvarnished glimpse at the experiences of an ordinary young woman in post Iran.

The memoir illuminates truths about inflexible and dictatorial regimes.”Cited by: 6. “My Life as a Traitor is an important and revealing book about a culture and a country that figures hugely in modern geopolitics. It is the inner journey of one young woman, of her fear, pride, courage, and ultimate survival in Tehran’s brutal Evin Prison/5(28).

“My Life as a Traitor is an important and revealing book about a culture and a country that figures hugely in modern geopolitics. It is the inner journey of one young woman, of her fear, pride, courage, and ultimate survival in Tehran's brutal Evin Prison.

My Life as a Traitor is her first book. Robert Hillman is a journalist and novelist who has traveled widely in the Middle East. Zarah Ghahramani. Jeremy Dillon. Zarah Ghahramani. Reading Guide ORGANIZING A READING GROUP.

GET THE GUIDE Download PDF. TELL YOUR FRIENDS Share. x Close Share This content. Tweet. FIND MORE BOOKSCited by: 6. Editions for My Life as a Traitor: An Iranian Memoir: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition Cited by: 6.

About the Book My Life as a Traitor. ranging from her father's memories of life before the Revolution to ancient legends of her Persian heritage.

Expanding the dialogue begun with illuminating accounts such as Reading Lolita in Tehran, My Life as a Traitor is a singular tale of inspiring dissent.

My Life as a Traitor by Zarah Ghahramani. My Life as a Traitor is her first book. Robert Hillman is a journalist and novelist who has traveled widely in the Middle East. Reading Group Guide. Questions for Discussion.

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My Life as a Traitor is a beautifully written memoir of Zarah's life in Iran, revealing the human face behind the turmoil of the modern Middle East. © Zarah Ghahramani and Robert Hillman (P) BBC Audiobooks America.

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I always lived my life with one little shred of confidence. Even though I had no idea where I was going, be it to a prison camp or to the dragonrider academy, I at least knew exactly where I'd come from.

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What does it take to build genuine patriotism among a citizenry. Should all forms of political expression be legal.

In chapter ten, Zarah describes a cousin who died after setting herself on fire. Get this from a library. My life as a traitor. [Zarah Ghahramani; Robert Hillman] -- Zarah Ghahramani was born in Tehran inand inher life changed suddenly when she was arrested and charged with' inciting crimes against the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran'.

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“'My Life as a Traitor is a riveting story. It is a celebration of human courage under duress and a savage indictment of the oppressive regime of Iran. It shocks, angers, saddens, and inspires'” – Khaled Hosseini “'In Ghahramani's graceful, chilling memoir, her naïveté gives.

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Iranian activist Zarah Ghahramani’s memoir, My Life as a [ ]. Robert Hillman, an Australian writer, met and befriended Zarah in Iran inand helped her to escape to Australia, where she now has permanent residency.

My Life As a Traitor is a beautifully written memoir of Zarah's life in Iran, revealing the human face behind the turmoil of the modern Middle East.

I received a copy of Traitor to the Throne from Allen and Unwin New Zealand to review. This is the second book in the Rebel of the Sands trilogy. You can read my review of the first book here.

I loved Rebel of the Sands when I read it last year so I was really looking forward to reading Traitor to the Throne and it did not disappoint.My Life as a Traitor: A Story of Courage and Survival in Tehran's Brutal Evin Prison by Robert Hillman; Z. Ghahramani; Zarah Ghahramani and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In "My Life as a Traitor" she records, in harrowing detail, the dire consequences of indulging her defiant "pink-shoe sensibility," which eventually guarantees her a .