Dumas' laughing without an accent caught my attention in the travel from accounts of firoozeh's childhood as an iranian-american living in. The story above is an extract from the book funny in farsi published with permission from firoozeh dumas firoozeh is the author of funny in. 1627 followers, 186 following, 251 posts - see instagram photos and videos from firoozeh dumas (@firoozeh_dumas.
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Funny in farsi by firoozeh dumas - book cover, description, publication history. Firoozeh dumas a relative newcomer to the writer's scene, firoozeh dumas is an iranian immigrant who came to america after the islamic revolution in iran in. When firoozeh dumas was 7 years old, her family moved from abadan, iran, to southern california such a drastic transition between cultures. It ain't so awful, falafel is a charming, authentic and insightful account of an immigrant trying to make sense of america the book also.
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By firoozeh dumas 230 two weeks ago, my translator in iran, mohammad soleimani nia, was headshot firoozeh dumas writer, humorist. In 1972, dumas's father, an employee of the iranian national oil company, which had landed a two-year consulting contract with an american. The daughter of an engineer who loved to tell stories, firoozeh dumas (fee-roo- zay dew-ma) started writing at age 36 to tell stories to her own. Perspective funny in farsi is written by firoozeh dumas who emigrated to the united states from iran with her family the story begins when seven-year-old.
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