Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America - Chapters 13 through 15 Summary & Analysis

Firoozeh Dumas
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Chapters 13 through 15 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 13: America, Land of the Free

Firoozeh and her relatives all celebrated Thanksgiving together. In addition to turkey and dressing, they served traditional Persian dishes. Although they were proud to be Iranians, they expressed their gratitude to be in the land of the free. To Kazem "land of the free" had several meanings. He and Nematollah headed out to lunch one day. When they returned, Kazem said they ate at the Price Club. The Price Club is a warehouse of food but has no restaurants. Kazem explained that they had filled up on all the "free samples" at the Price Club.

Kazem and Nazireh always took advantage of Denny's free birthday dinner. Kazem listed his birthday as the same as his wife's since he didn't know exactly when he was born. The waitresses would "ooh" and "aah" over the...

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