Cry of the Peacock

Cry of the Peacock

Book - 1991
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Publisher: New York : Crown, c1991.
ISBN: 9780517574799
0517574799
Characteristics: 341 p. ;,24 cm.

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Npavlis Jan 20, 2011

I cannot remember how I found this book, but I have always been glad I did. Nahai is a beautiful storyteller, twining together the lives of generations of women in Iran. From the untameable Esther to Peacock, she portrays life in a little written about community (Jews in Iran) and about a time ... Read More »


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Jane60201 Jan 05, 2014

A wonderfully written story as well as a little known history of Iran and Iranian Jews. Helpful in giving background on recent issues in the Middle East.

Npavlis Jan 20, 2011

I cannot remember how I found this book, but I have always been glad I did. Nahai is a beautiful storyteller, twining together the lives of generations of women in Iran. From the untameable Esther to Peacock, she portrays life in a little written about community (Jews in Iran) and about a time of great passion and pain, beauty and ugliness.

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