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City of Lies

Love, Sex, Death and the Search for Truth in Tehran. Ausgezeichnet: Paddy Power Debut Political Book of the Year 2015

Far removed from the picture of Tehran we glimpse in news stories, there is another, hidden city, here survival depends on an intricate network of lies and falsehoods It is a place where Mullahs visit prostitutes, cosmetic surgeons restore girls' virginity and homemade porn is bought and sold in the bazaars. It is also the home of 8 protagonists, drawn from across the spectrum of Iranian society.
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Ramita Navai is a British-Iranian journalist and writer. For Channel 4's foreign affairs series, UNREPORTED WORLD she has reported from over twenty different countries, including Sudan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Nigeria, El Salvador and Zimbabwe. She was awarded an EMMY for her undercover report from Syria. She has also worked as a journalist for the United Nations in Pakistan, northern Iraq and Iran. While working as the Tehran correspondent for THE TIMES from 2003 to 2006, Ramita Navai began interviewing ordinary people about their lives, and she continued to collect these stories long after most foreign media had been banned from Iran. CITY OF LIES is her first book and won the ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE JERWOOD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION and the DEBUT POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD.

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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 320
Erscheinungsdatum 11.06.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-78022-512-8
Verlag Orion Publishing Group
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/13/3 cm
Gewicht 238 g
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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