A BITTER VEIL.
Edition: Trade paperback original.
Chicago: Allium Press, (2012). SIGNED first edition - "A gripping literary thriller set against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution. Anna and Nouri, both studying in Chicago, fall in love despite their very different backgrounds. . . .Beginning their married life together in 1978, their world is abruptly turned upside down by the overthrow of the Shah, and the rise of the Islamic Republic.
Under the Ayatollah Khomeini and the Republican Guard, life becomes increasingly restricted and Anna must learn to exist in a transformed world, where none of the familiar Western rules apply. Random arrests and torture become the norm, women are required to wear hijab, and Anna discovers that she is no longer free to leave the country." SIGNED on title page. 297 pp plus author's note, reading list and publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-0983193814.
Condition: Very near fine in glossy wrappers.