Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution Topics for Discussion

Sattareh Farmanfarmaian
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What is Sattareh Farman Farmaian's nickname among her family members?

How does Sattareh feel about her father's 7 other wives and 35 other children? Why does she accept them?

Why does Sattareh want to be educated in Europe or the U.S.?

When Satti asks her father to send her to school in England or the U.S., what is his response?

After earning a masters degree at USC, why does Satti return to Iran to open a college for social workers?

Satti was impressed by the compassion and initatitive of her American teachers in Tehran. How does her attitude towards the U.S. change when she learns that the CIA had a role in bringing the Shah of Iran to power? Why does she feel that way?

Why is Satti arrested when the Ayatollah gains power? Why must she leave her beloved Iran?

Satti is...

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