A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea

by Dina Nayeri | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1594632324 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingFraukeRowing of Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden on 10/7/2015
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Journal Entry 1 by wingFraukeRowing from Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden on Wednesday, October 07, 2015
This is the story of Saba Hafezi, growing up in a small village in Northern Iran. And at the same time, it is the story of her sister living the American dream with all its immigrant worries and sucesses. Between "maast" (yoghurt) and "doogh" (yoghurt soda), there are many lies (doroogh) and truths (raast) woven into the delicate stories, interspersed with Persian expressions, customs and traditions and many wonderful characters. While the threats of overzealous mullahs and pasdars can in some cases easily be "covered in yoghurt" (maast-mali), not all of the sometimes tragic events are that easily forgotten. An enchanting book, melancholic and hopeful at the same time!

Released 3 yrs ago (10/28/2015 UTC) at STF Göteborg City Hotell och vandrarhem in Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden


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