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The Resource Moon brow, Shahriar Mandanipour ; translated by Sara Khalili

Moon brow, Shahriar Mandanipour ; translated by Sara Khalili

Label
Moon brow
Title
Moon brow
Statement of responsibility
Shahriar Mandanipour ; translated by Sara Khalili
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • per
  • eng
Summary
Before shrapnel severed his left arm during the Iran-Iraq war, Amir Khan lived the life of a carefree playboy. Five years later, his mother and sister Reyhaneh find him in mental hospital for shell-shocked soldiers and bring him home to Tehran. His memories decimated, Amir is haunted by the vision of a mysterious woman he believes is his fiancee. Wildly inventive and radically empathetic, steeped in Persian folklore and contemporary Middle East history, Moon Brow is the great Iranian novelist Shahriar Mandanipour's unforgettable epic of love, war, morality, faith, and family
Summary
A novel steeped in Persian folklore and contemporary Middle Eastern history tells the story of playboy Amir whose whole life changes when his left arm is severed during the Iran-Iraq War and he begins to be haunted by the vision of a mysterious woman
Theme
Storyline
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Tone
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Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10651188
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mandanīʹpūr, Shahriyār
Dewey number
891.55/33
Index
no index present
Language note
In English, translated from the Persian
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Khalili, Sara
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988
  • Soldiers
  • Amnesiacs
  • Amputees
  • Visions
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Iran
Target audience
adult
Label
Moon brow, Shahriar Mandanipour ; translated by Sara Khalili
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1031466020
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Restless Books paperback edition.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9781632061287
Lccn
2016940786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1031466020
Label
Moon brow, Shahriar Mandanipour ; translated by Sara Khalili
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1031466020
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Restless Books paperback edition.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9781632061287
Lccn
2016940786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1031466020

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