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The Age of Orphans

by Laleh Khadivi

Hardcover, 292 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $24 |


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His innocence shattered when his parents are massacred by the soldiers of Iran's new shah, a young boy is taken in by the same army that killed his family, hides the truth about his Kurdish origins, and is instructed to kill his own people when he is deployed to his native Zagros Mountains.