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Description - A Mirror Garden by Monir Farmanfarmaian

In Persia in 1924, when a child still had to worry about hostile camels in the bazaar and a nanny might spin stories at her pillow until her eyes fell shut, the extraordinary and irresistible Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian was born. From the enchanted basement storeroom where she played as a girl to the penthouse high above New York City where she would someday live, this is the delightful and inspiring story of her life as an artist, a wife and mother, a collector, and an Iranian. Here we see a mischievous girl become a spirited woman who defies tradition. Both a love story and a celebration of the warmth and elegance of Iranian culture, A Mirror Garden is a genuine fairy tale of an exuberant heroine who has never needed rescuing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307278784
ISBN-10: 0307278786
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 134mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publish Date: 12-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Monir Farmanfarmaian

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian was born in 1924. She now lives and works in New York. Zara Houshmand is an Iranian American writer and theater artist. She lives in Austin, Texas. From the Hardcover edition.