Books Persian Girls A Memoir by Nahid Rachlin Hardcover, 288 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $23.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitlePersian GirlsSubtitleA MemoirAuthorNahid Rachlin Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A memoir by the author of Foreigner and Married to a Stranger describes how she was raised by a beloved widow aunt in Iran, oppressed by a domineering father and restrictive Muslim laws, and torn between the cultures of her home and America. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Persian Girls Five for Friday Special Fantasy Edition: From 007 to Election '06 November 9, 2006 In Volver, Penelope Cruz follows in the footsteps of Loren and Lolabrigida. James Bond DVD sets are to never say die for. You might die laughing if you tune into MXC, the dubbed Japanese game show. Persian Girls is an evocative memoir. And political junkies: it's time for Fantasy Congress!