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Sattareh Farman Farmaian

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Sattareh Farman Farmaian immigrated to the United States in 1979. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Daughter of Persia
A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution
Written by Sattareh Farman Farmaian and Dona Munker


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $16.00

The fifteenth of thirty-six children, Sattareh Farman Farmaian was born in Iran in 1921 to a wealthy and powerful shazdeh, or prince, and spent a happy childhood in her father’s Tehran harem. Inspired and empowered by his ardent belief in education, she defied tradition by traveling alone at the age of... Read more >
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