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Title From miniskirt to hijab : a girl in revolutionary Iran / Jacqueline Saper.
Author Saper, Jacqueline, 1961- author.
Publication [Lincoln, Nebraska] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Copyright date ©2018
Description [xvi], 219 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Call # 955.0542 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The best of both worlds -- My Iranian mothers -- The Shah's spectacular parties -- Cracks along the avenue -- England -- Homecoming -- When Jacqueline met Ebi -- Nightly calls of "Allahu-Akbar" -- The man in the moon -- The king is crying -- Utopia? -- My first referendum -- Executions -- My Jewish wedding in the Islamic Republic -- "Death to America" -- Invasion -- The sacred defense -- "Sister, guard your hijab" -- The downhill -- The second-class citizen -- Public life, private self -- Half of the world's beauty -- Front of the war, front of the plane -- "The martyr" -- Welcome to first grade -- Why is this night different? -- The view from the rooftop -- Flight.
Summary "From miniskirt to hijab is the story of an English-Iranian Jewish girl coming of age and marrying in Iran before, during, and after the Islamic Revolution"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Saper, Jacqueline, 1961- -- Childhood and youth.
Jewish women -- Iran -- Biography.
Young women -- Iran -- Biography.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Personal narratives, Jewish.
Jewish women. (OCoLC)fst00983062
Iran. (OCoLC)fst01204889
Revolution (Iran : 1979) (OCoLC)fst01354530
1979
Genre Personal narratives. (OCoLC)fst01423843
Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst01919894
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Personal narratives -- Jewish. (OCoLC)fst01423845
Autobiographies.
Personal narratives.
ISBN 9781640121171 (hardcover)
164012117X (hardcover)

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