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Firoozeh Dumas

Firoozeh Dumas was born in Abadan, Iran, and moved to California at the age of seven. After a two-year stay, she and her family moved back to Iran and resided in Ahvaz and Tehran. Two years later, Dumas returned to California, where she later attended the University of California at Berkeley. Funny in Farsi is her first book.

The book was a finalist for both the PEN/USA Award in 2004 and the Thurber Prize for American Humor, and has been adopted in junior high, high school and college curricula throughout the nation. It has been selected for common reading programs at several... Read More

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Funny in Farsi
Written by Firoozeh Dumas
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | January 2004
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6837-8 (0-8129-6837-9)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

This new Readers Circle edition includes a reading group guide and a conversation between Firoozeh Dumas and Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner.

In 1972, when she was seven, Firoozeh Dumas and her family moved from Iran to Southern California, arriving with no firsthand knowledge of... Read more






Laughing Without an Accent
Written by Firoozeh Dumas
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2009
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-345-49957-8 (0-345-49957-3)

Mining her rich Persian heritage with dry wit and a bold spirit, Firoozeh Dumas puts her own unique mark on the themes of family, community, and tradition. Explaining crossover cultural food fare, Dumas says, “The weirdest American culinary marriage is yams with melted marshmallows. I don’t know who thought of this... Read more





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