Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution - Chapters 7 & 8 Summary & Analysis

Sattareh Farmanfarmaian
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Chapters 7 & 8 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 7, Setting Out, Satti's older cousin Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh was elected to parliament. Dadash and Joby's husband were strong supporters and friends of Mossadegh's son Gholam.

Satti was accepted to Heidelberg College in Ohio in 1943.By the time she was able to arrange a visa a year later, Khanom gave her tacit approval for the journey and even contributed a few thousand dollars to Satti's own inheritance from her father. Dadash took her to a public cafe for coffee and pastry, and told Satti that she could not be a shy girl from a harem anymore like other Iranian women. After Satti hugged and kissed everyone, an elderly servant held the Koran over her head as she stepped through the door and into the street. "Be in God's care and protection," she wept, "and may you come back someday to...

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