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Not without my daughter

I think I should read more recommended books, because a large portion of books I like are thanks to friends.

Not without my daughter is the author, Betty Mahmoody’s real story – her struggle to escape from Iran with her daughter after her husband decides to not return to the US after their two week vacation. 285 more words

Book Reviews

Learning and un-learning your own stereotype

When I was growing up, Islam colored almost every aspect of my life – from my clothes, to my social life, to the food I ate. 423 more words


5. Not without my daughter

 This post is the fifth in a series which starts HERE (although they do not need to be read in order).

(March 1999)

My six month old baby is wailing in her father’s arms in Tunis airport. 536 more words


My Name is Mahtob by Mahtob Mahmoody

My Name is Mahtob is written from the perspective of the daughter from the book and motion picture, Not Without My Daughter; Mahtob Mahmoody. She shares her memories of how her mother and her escaped Iran and made it back to the United States. 299 more words