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The Resource City of lies : love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran, Ramita Navai

City of lies : love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran, Ramita Navai

Label
City of lies : love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran
Title
City of lies
Title remainder
love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran
Statement of responsibility
Ramita Navai
Title variation
  • Love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran
  • Search for truth in Tehran
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Rich, absorbing, and exotic, City of Lies travels up and down Vali Asr Street, Tehran's pulsing thoroughfare, from the lavish shopping malls of Tajrish through the smog that lingers over the alleyways and bazaars of the city's southern districts. Ramita Navai gives voice to ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives: the porn star, the aging socialite, the assassin and enemy of the state who ends up working for the Republic, the dutiful housewife who files for divorce, and the old-time thug running a gambling den"--
Summary
"Rich, absorbing, and exotic, City of Lies travels up and down Vali Asr Street, Tehran's pulsing thoroughfare, from the lavish shopping malls of Tajrish through the smog that lingers over the alleyways and bazaars of the city's southern districts. RamitaNavai gives voice to ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives: the porn star, the aging socialite, the assassin and enemy of the state who ends up working for the Republic, the dutiful housewife who files for divorce, and the old-time thug running a gambling den"--
Tone
Assigning source
From dust jacket flap
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10356199
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Navai, Ramita
Dewey number
955/.2506
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS325.T3
LC item number
N39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tehran (Iran)
  • Tehran (Iran)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran
Label
City of lies : love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran, Ramita Navai
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-298)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dariush -- Somayeh -- Amir -- Bijan -- Leyla -- Morteza -- Asghar -- Farideh
Control code
20269327
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 301 pages
Isbn
9781610395199
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014942565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn875251348
  • (OCoLC)875251348
Label
City of lies : love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran, Ramita Navai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-298)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dariush -- Somayeh -- Amir -- Bijan -- Leyla -- Morteza -- Asghar -- Farideh
Control code
20269327
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 301 pages
Isbn
9781610395199
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014942565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn875251348
  • (OCoLC)875251348

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