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The Persian bride

by James Buchan

  • 265 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction.,
    • British -- Iran -- Fiction.,
    • Married people -- Fiction.,
    • Iran -- History -- Pahlavi dynasty, 1925-1979 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Buchan.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6052.U215 P4 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination343 p. ;
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786149M
      ISBN 10061806740X
      LC Control Number00040790

      An episode dealing with the famous military leader, Alexander the Great and his long siege against the city of Tyre in BC. With the help of his Persian allies, Alexander should be able See full summary» Director: Jon Taylor | Stars: Mark Casimir Dyniewicz Jr., Hunter Ellis, Michael Farnia, Alex Teicheira/10(K).   Joseph Morgan is off the market. The actor, who currently heads up the CW’s The Originals, wed his Vampire Diaries costar Persia White in an intimate ceremony in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, on July 5.

      Persian is a very poetic, soft and song-like language and has been described as one of the most beautiful languages of the world. The stress is generally placed on .   Iran warns it has full control of Persian Gulf. Iran pushes back on debilitating sanctions by seizing the Strait of Hormuz; Benjamin Hall reports on the latest move in the escalating tensions with Author: Travis Fedschun.

      Groom Alex Spithas and bride Shabnam Nowrouzi dip pinkies into a champagne flute of honey to feed each other, a Persian wedding tradition. But the groom, who is of Greek descent, and the bride Author: Lavanya Ramanathan.   Sinan Antoon’s self-translated (from Arabic) novel, “The Corpse Washer,” is a book that comes bearing bittersweet gifts. The story can only be described as a Missing: Persian bride.


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John Pitt, the hero and narrator of ''The Persian Bride,'' an epic novel spanning the last quarter of a century in Iran, gives life to this rootlessness.

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