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Not Without My Daughter - Betty Mahmoody
Not Without My Daughter
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3.58 120
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780552152167 (0552152161)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
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The Girl who Reads
The Girl who Reads rated it
3.0 Not Without My Daughter
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Sandra @ My Fiction Nook
Sandra @ My Fiction Nook rated it
3.0 Nicht ohne meine Tochter
While the story portrayed in the book was certainly fascinating, one must remember when it was written, when it happened and also that it was written by an American housewife who had no idea of the culture she had married into. Yes, her husband became unstable upon their arrival in his home country,...
Affairs of M/Men
Affairs of M/Men rated it
2.0
I'd like to give this book 2.5 stars but alas... I found the book interesting but it was sensationalistic and extremely culturally biased. The premise is horrific and I can completely understand her hatred and fear. However, nothing is black and white and just because the way women are treated is ab...
Nancy
Nancy rated it
I can't believe people are still reading this book! I read it years ago when it first came out and had a difficult time putting it down. Not because it is great literature, or because it is an intelligent, thought-provoking book about a culture few Americans take the time learn about, but because ...
bbbart
bbbart rated it
3.0 Not Without My Daughter
Interesting read, but gives a pretty much American-biased view on the Iranian society. Of course, it's a story which happened almost 20 years ago, and the author went through a terrible time (it's a true story) which might explain it somehow.Very catchy story however.
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