To See and See Again

By Tara Bahrampour,

Book cover of To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and America

Book description

A compelling and intimate exploration of the complexity of a bicultural immigrant experience, To See and See Again traces three generations of an Iranian (and Iranian-American) family undergoing a century of change--from the author's grandfather, a feudal lord with two wives; to her father, a freespirited architect who marries an…

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So back when I was a senior at UC Berkeley, I worked as an assistant at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and totally fangirled over Tara Bahrampour when we hosted her as a guest speaker. She was basically who I wanted to be one day. What I love about her memoir is that it talks about growing up in America, and revisiting Iran—something I’ve never gotten to do but could imagine through Bahrampour’s eyes. I would have completely passed out if someone told me the day I met Tara that one day, I’d publish a book about being Iranian…

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