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I'll be strong for you : a novel / Nasim Marashi ; translated from the Persian by Poupeh Missaghi.

Marʻashī, Nasīm, 1983- (author.). Missaghi, Poupeh, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC MAR (Text) 39230032112557 Adult New Books Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville FIC MARASHI, NASIM (Text) 33946003653479 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781662600364
  • ISBN: 1662600364
  • Physical Description: 210 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Astra House [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in the Persian language as Payiz fasl-e akhar-e sal ast... 2014, Nashre-Cheshmeh Publishing House, Tehran, Iran"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"Three recent college graduates in Tehran struggle to find their footing in this award-winning debut by Iranian journalist Nasim Marashi. Roja, the most daring of the three, works in an architecture firm and is determined to leave Tehran for graduate school in Toulouse. Shabaneh, who is devoted to her disabled brother and works with Roja, is uncertain about marrying a colleague as it would mean leaving her family behind. Leyla, who was unable to follow her husband abroad because of her commitment to her career as a journalist, is wracked with regret. Over the course of two seasons, summer and fall, in bustling streets and cramped family apartments, the three women weather setbacks and compromises, finding hope in the most unlikely places. Even as their ambitions cause them to question the very fabric of their personalities and threaten to tear their friendship apart, time and again Roja, Shabaneh and Leyla return to the comfort of their longtime affection, deep knowledge and unquestioning support of each other. Vividly capturing three very distinct voices, Marashi's deeply wrought narrative lovingly brings these young women and their friendship to life in all their complexity."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women > Iran > Tehran > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Ambition > Fiction.
Choice (Psychology) > Fiction.
Self-realization in women > Fiction.
Tehran (Iran) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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