Honeymoon in Tehran: Two Years of Love and Danger in Iran by Azadeh Moaveni

By Azadeh Moaveni

BONUS: This version features a Honeymoon in Tehran dialogue guide.

Azadeh Moaveni, longtime center East correspondent for Time journal, returns to Iran to hide the increase of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. dwelling and dealing in Tehran, she reveals a country that brazenly yearns for freedom and phone with the West yet whose monetary grievances and nationalist spirit locate an outlet in Ahmadinejad’s strident pronouncements. after which the unforeseen occurs: Azadeh falls in love with a tender Iranian guy and makes a decision to get married and begin a relatives in Tehran. all of sudden, she reveals herself navigating an altogether varied aspect of Iranian lifestyles. As girls are arrested for “immodest dress” and the specialists unharness a crusade of intimidation opposed to reporters, Azadeh is compelled to make the challenging determination that her family’s destiny lies outdoors Iran. robust and poignant, Honeymoon in Tehran is the harrowing tale of a tender woman’s tenuous lifestyles in a rustic she suggestion she may possibly swap.

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