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Laughing without an accent [electronic resource] : Adventures of an Iranian American, at Home and Abroad. Firoozeh Dumas.

Dumas, Firoozeh. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345507174 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2008.

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Summary, etc.: "There's such warmth to Dumas' writing that it invites the reader to pull up a seat at her table and smile right along with her at the quirks of her family and Iranians and Americans in general."--BooklistIn the New York Times bestselling memoir Funny in Farsi, Firoozeh Dumas recounted her adventures growing up Iranian American in Southern California. Now she again mines her rich Persian heritage in Laughing Without an Accent, sharing stories both tender and humorous on being a citizen of the world, on her well-meaning family, and on amusing cultural conundrums, all told with insights into the universality of the human condition. (Hint: It may have to do with brushing and flossing daily.) With dry wit and a bold spirit, Dumas puts her own unique mark on the themes of family, community, and tradition. She braves the uncommon palate of her French-born husband and learns the nuances of having her book translated for...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Villard, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 764 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1492 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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