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by Mahmoody, Betty.

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TitleNot without my daughter : a true story
Author / Responsible partyMahmoody, Betty.
TopicsAutobiography. Political prisoners -- Iran. Americans -- Iran.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVision Australia


In August 1984, Michigan housewife Betty Mahmoody accompanied her husband to his native Iran for a two-week vacation. To her horror, she found herself and her four-year-old daughter, Mahtob, virtual prisoners of a man rededicated to his Shiite Moslem faith, in a land where women are near-slaves and Americans are despised. Their only hope for escape lay in a dangerous underground that would not take her child...

Additional Information

System control numberVA15326
Original Print PublisherLondon : Corgi Books, 1989.
NarratorElaine Hudson.
Narrator NameElaine Hudson.
Participant or performer noteElaine Hudson.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator