Children of the Jacaranda TreeLarge Print - 2013
Neda is born in Tehran's Evin Prison, where her mother is allowed to nurse her for a few months before the arms of a guard appear at the cell door one day and simply takes her away. In another part of the city, three-year-old Omid witnesses the arrests of his political activist parents from his perch at their kitchen table, yogurt dripping from his fingertips. More than twenty years after the violent, bloody purge that took place inside Tehran's prisons, Sheida learns that her father was one of those executed, that the silent void firmly planted between her and her mother all these years was not just the sad loss that comes with death, but the anguish and the horror of murder. These are the Children of the Jacaranda Tree.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2013
Edition: Center Point large print edition
Branch Call Number: FIC DELIJAN 2013
Characteristics: 351 pages (large print) ; 23 cm