Kissing the Sword
A Prison MemoirBook - 2013
Kissing The Sword is an important and shocking memoir of censorship and political oppression for writers in Iran. Acclaimed author Shahrnush Parsipur was imprisoned in Iran without ever being formally charged with a crime and in her revealing memoir she captures the surreal experience of serving time without being charged with a crime and witnessing the systematic destruction of any and all opposition to fundamentalist power.
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2013.
Branch Call Number: 365.45092 PAR
Characteristics: 207 pages