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Rooftops of Tehran (Digital Audiobook)

By Mahbod Seraji, Jonathan Todd Ross (Narrator)

Publication Date: June 4, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/5/2009)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (10/1/2009)

June 2009 Indie Next List

“This novel, set in the 1970s, beautifully captures the heart and soul of the characters who inhabit a Tehran on the verge of revolution. The appealing characters and vivid sense of time and place make this a terrific read and a great book club choice.”
— Linda Walonen, Bay Books, San Ramon, CA
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Fall '09/Winter '10 Reading Group List

“Set in Iran in the 1970s, Mahbob Seraji's novel of young love in a nation headed toward revolution infuses sad events with a lot of humor as well. This is a wonderful book that I hope reading groups will discover and discuss.”
— Jennifer Wills Geraedts, Beagle Books, Park Rapids, MN
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Description

With Rooftops of Tehran, Mahbod Seraji delivers a debut novel that has won immediate acclaim for its affecting portrait of life in Iran's capital city. A 17-year-old boy finds his rooftop the perfect escape for taking in the night sky, smoking cigarettes and catching occasional glimpses of his beautiful neighbor. But when his lofty perch allows him to witness the brutality of the regime under which he lives, everything changes for the boy and those close to him.