Rosewater (movie tie-in edition) [electronic resource] : A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival. Maziar Bahari.
- ISBN: 9780679604198 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Random House, 2011.
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|Summary, etc.:|| SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWARTWhen Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran's presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he'd be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he know, as he kissed her good-bye, that he would spend the next three months in Iran's most notorious prison, enduring brutal interrogation sessions at the hands of a man he knew only by his smell: Rosewater. For the Bahari family, wars, coups, and revolutions are not distant concepts but intimate realities they have suffered for generations: Maziar's father was imprisoned by the shah in the 1950s, and his sister by Ayatollah Khomeini in the 1980s. Alone in his cell at Evin Prison, fearing the worst, Maziar draws strength from his memories of the courage of his father and sister in the face of torture, and hears their voices speaking to him across the years. He dreams of being with Paola in London, and...
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