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Published by Plume in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Iran

Subjects:

  • Americans -- Iran -- Fiction,
  • Women -- Iran -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDiane Johnson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.O3746 P4 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL692576M
ISBN 100452279585
LC Control Number97039783

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