The Resource City of lies : love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran, Ramita Navai

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

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City of lies : love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran
Title
City of lies
Title remainder
love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran
Statement of responsibility
Ramita Navai
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is real Tehran: a city that is hidden from view and rarely written about, where survival depends on an intricate network of lies and subterfuge. It is a place where mullahs visit prostitutes, drug kingpins run crystal meth kitchens, surgeons restore girls' virginity and homemade porn is uploaded onto the Internet and sold in the bazaars. Plotted around the city's great central thoroughfare, Vali Asr Street, CITY OF LIES chronicles the lives of eight protagonists drawn from across the spectrum of Iranian society. This is a world of gangsters, socialites, dutiful housewives and volunteer militiamen - ordinary people forced to lead extraordinary lives. Based on extensive interviews and research, CITY OF LIES is an intimate and unforgettable portrait of modern Tehran, and of what it is to live, love and survive under one of the world's most repressive regimes
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
955.25061
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
City of lies : love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran, Ramita Navai
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City of lies : love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran, Ramita Navai
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Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15385460
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24 cm.
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Extent
xiii, 301 pages
Isbn
9780297871316
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2343418
  • (OCoLC)872703649
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052811306
  • 15385460

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