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The immortals of Tehran : a novel / Ali Araghi.

Araghi, Ali, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781612198187
  • ISBN: 161219818X
  • Physical Description: 390 pages : genealogical table ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, New York : Melville House Publishing, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"As a child living in his family's apple orchard, Ahmad Torkash-Vand treasures his great-great-great-great grandfather's every mesmerizing word. On the day of his father's death, Ahmad listens closely as the seemingly immortal elder tells him the tale of a centuries-old family curse . . . and the boy's own fated role in the story. Ahmad grows up to suspect that something unseen must be interfering with his family, as he struggles to hold them together through decades of famine, loss, and political turmoil in Iran. As the world transforms around him, each turn of Ahmad's life is a surprise: from street brawler to father of two impossibly gifted daughters; from radical poet to politician with a target on his back. These lives, and the many unforgettable stories alongside his, converge and catch fire at the center of the Revolution."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Poets > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Conflict of generations > Fiction.
Conflict of generations.
Poets > Fiction.
Iran > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Iran > History > Fiction.
Genre: Magic realist fiction.
Historical fiction.
Magic realism (Literature)
Historical fiction.
Magic realist fiction.
Historical fiction.