Escape From Iran: The Re-enslavement of Women and the Death by T. Mike Walker

By T. Mike Walker

break out From Iran is an action/adventure/romance/historical/political novel which happens in Iran throughout the 1979-1980 revolution which deposed the Shah and at last seized American hostages operating on the U.S. Embassy. get away From Iran strains the interconnected lives of 3 idealists—Ara Vartan, an American musician; Kereshmae Nasraddin, an informed, westernized Iranian widow, and Mostafa, a pivotal chief within the new progressive executive— them all stuck up within the bloody battles and inter-personal struggles among political factions which deposed the Shah, rejected western keep an eye on of Iran, then grew to become upon one another of their fight for keep watch over. Ara Vartan, an American-born musician of Armenian-Assyrian respectable, has traveled to Iran on a Guggenheim Award to check Iranian classical and people track to acquire a Ph.D. from Berkeley, CA. A made of pupil revolts within the overdue 60's, Ara is readily stuck up within the fever of political protest, then pressured to escape from Tehran along with his instructor, hiding out within the mountains of Kuristan to proceed his experiences whereas different americans have been being evacuated. The booklet starts while the Kurdish communists grab energy within the the Zagros mountains. Ara is compelled to escape, this time again towards Tehran the place he hopes to persuade the U.S. Embassy to ship him domestic. at the bus, he meets a gorgeous younger widow who's additionally on her technique to Tehran—to die! Kereshmae intends to hitch an anti-mullah celebration (Motjadeen-Khalq) and struggle for women's rights. Thrown jointly via conditions, she and Ara are captured outdoor the Tehran bus terminal after curfew. Kereshmae is branded as a prostitute and condemned to demise. Ara insists that he's a CIA secret agent and calls for to talk with a person excessive sufficient in authority to hear his tale, however the Mullah who interrogates him additionally discovers that Ara has been utilizing medicines and condemns Ara to demise. notwithstanding, Ara's outdated pal and mentor from Berkeley, Dr. Mostafa Bazaari, who helped plot and execute the anti-Shah revolution, learns that Ara is within the Palace and intercedes on his behalf. whilst Ara pleads that Kereshmae be published too, Mostafa resists, ultimately conceding in simple terms at the that the 2 get married! hence starts one of many strangest romances of recent instances! via their struggles the not going fanatics are hounded by means of conflict, stripped of all ideals and compelled to stand their private fears earlier than they could in achieving their desires. get away from Iran is a quick relocating unique event via a rustic in flames! it's the tale of a look for peace within the rage of warfare, the place determined women and men needs to choose from their lives and their ideals.

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