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Searching for Hassan

Paperback $17.95

Mar 04, 2003 | 354 Pages

  • Paperback $17.95

    Mar 04, 2003 | 354 Pages

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“Astonishing and deeply poignant.” –The Washington Post

“Quixotic, colorful and amusing. . . . An unexpected ode to Iran.” –The New York Times Book Review

“Informative and touching . . . provides a marvelously nuanced portrait of Iran.” –Francine Prose, Elle

“Ward describes a more intricate image of a nation caught in a tug of war with itself. . . . He shows the country in all its complexity.” –Los Angeles Times

“[A] nostalgic, sometimes harrowing pilgrimage.” –The New Yorker

“A wonderfully tactile, rich book . . . written from the right place (the heart), and with the right kind of search in mind (the search for grace).” –Esquire

“Ward’s sympathetic and humane portrayals of everyday Iranians can help us transcend today’s policy papers and State Department briefings in order to find commonalities.” –USA Today

Searching for Hassan should be required reading for U.S. foreign policy makers.” –BookPage

“Ward hooks the reader with his unique past and observant eye.” –Detroit Free Press

“A powerful memoir that plumbs the depths of Iranian culture and tradition. . . . A memorable journey.” –Library Journal

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