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We heard the heavens then : a memoir of Iran / Aria Minu-Sepehr.

Minu-Sepehr, Aria. (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Linn Libraries Consortium. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Albany Public Library.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Library 955.05 MINU (Text) IALBO10244381L Nonfiction Checked out 08/04/2017
Main Library 955.05 MINU (Text) IALBO10267395E Nonfiction Checked out 07/23/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451652185 (hc.)
  • ISBN: 1451652186 (hc.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Free Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "The 1970s were the end result of half a century of Westernization in Iran, and Aria's father was the man of the hour. But when the Shah was overthrown and the Ayatollah rose to power in 1979, Aria's idyllic life skidded to a halt ... As the surreal began to invade the mundane, with family friends disappearing every day and resources growing scarce, Aria found himself torn between being the man of the house and being a much needed source of comic relief. His antics shone a bright light for his family, showing them how to escape, if only momentarily, the grief and horror that a vengeful revolution brought into their lives. In this tightly focused memoir, Aria Minu-Sepehr takes us back through his explosive youth, into the heart of the revolution when a boy's hero, held up as the nation's pride, became a hunted man."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Minu-Sepehr, Aria.
Iranians > 20th century > Biography.
Iran > History > Revolution, 1979.
Iran > Politics and government > 20th century.

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