My Prison, My Home : One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/5/2010
  • Publisher: Harpercollins

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The story of Iranian-American scholar Esfandiari's imprisonment in Iran, "My Prison, My Home" chronicles her harrowing weeks in prison and offers an eye-opening account of how international relations can drastically transform individual lives.

Author Biography

Haleh Esfandiari is a distinguished Iranian American public intellectual. The founding director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Middle East Program, she is the former deputy secretary general of the Women's Organization of Iran and has taught at Princeton University. She has worked in Iran as a journalist and is the author of Reconstructed Lives: Women and Iran's Islamic Revolution. She lives in Maryland with her husband, Shaul Bakhash, a professor at George Mason University.

Table of Contents

The "Robbery"p. 1
An Iranian Childhoodp. 17
A Career Interruptedp. 34
The Interrogationp. 52
"Things Will Get Worse"p. 71
The Lullp. 89
The Arrestp. 122
Evin Prisonp. 155
The Releasep. 185
Freedomp. 208
Epiloguep. 219
Acknowledgmentsp. 227
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