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Roya Hakakian
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Roya Hakakian is a former associate producer at CBS’s 60 Minutes and a documentary filmmaker. She is the author of two acclaimed volumes of poetry in Persian and is a contributor to National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. She lives in Connecticut. Visit her at

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Journey from the Land of No
A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
Written by Roya Hakakian

Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Journey from the Land of No
A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
Written by Roya Hakakian

Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 28, 2005
Price: $14.00

"Journey From the Land of No is an immensely moving, extraordinarily eloquent, and passionate memoir. Its author begins what one may prophesy as a major literary career."
—Harold Bloom

This is an elegantly written memoir of a young Iranian-American poet and journalist about growing up in Iran during the revolution.

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