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City of lies: love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran

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Ramita Navai gives voice to ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives: the porn star, the aging socialite, the assassin and enemy of the state who ends up working for the Republic, the dutiful housewife who files for divorce, and the old-time thug running a gambling den. In today's Tehran, intrigues abound and survival depends on an intricate network of falsehoods: mullahs visit prostitutes, local mosques train barely pubescent boys in crowd-control tactics, and cosmetic surgeons promise to restore girls' virginity. Navai paints an intimate portrait of those discreet recesses in a city where the difference between modesty and profanity, loyalty and betrayal, honor and disgrace is often no more than the believability of a lie.
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Full title city of lies love sex death and the search for truth in tehran
Author navai ramita
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Last Update 2018-05-27 23:11:12PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Tehran (Iran) -- Social conditions -- 21st century, Tehran (Iran) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
title_display City of lies : love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran
title_full City of Lies Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran, City of lies : love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran / Ramita Navai
title_short City of lies :
title_sub love, sex, death, and the search for truth in Tehran
topic_facet Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, History, Nonfiction, Social conditions, Social life and customs