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An unforgettable debut novel of young love and growing up in an Iran headed toward revolution. In a middle-class neighborhood of Iran's sprawling capital city, 17-year-old Pasha Shahed spends one perfect, stolen summer with his beautiful neighbor, Zari, until he unwittingly guides the Shah'...

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Main Author: Seraji, Mahbod.
Corporate Author: Amazon.com (Firm)
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: New York : New American Library, c2009.
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Summary: An unforgettable debut novel of young love and growing up in an Iran headed toward revolution. In a middle-class neighborhood of Iran's sprawling capital city, 17-year-old Pasha Shahed spends one perfect, stolen summer with his beautiful neighbor, Zari, until he unwittingly guides the Shah's secret police to their target: Zari's intended. The violent consequences awaken Pasha and his friends to the reality of life under the rule of a powerful despot, and lead Zari to make a shocking choice from which Pasha may never recover.
Item Description: Includes reader's guide.
Physical Description: 348 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780451226815 (pbk.)
045122681X