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My Father"s Notebook

A Novel of Iran

by Kader Abdolah

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dutch (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9234310M
    ISBN 100060598727
    ISBN 109780060598723
    OCLC/WorldCa123294271

    In this companion to Urs Widmer’s novel My Mother’s Lover, the narrator is again the son who pieces together the fragments of his parents’ stories. Since the age of twelve, Karl, the father, has observed the family tradition of recording his life in a single notebook, but when his book is lost soon after his death, his son resolves to rewrite it. Here, we get to know Karl’s friends—a. Get this from a library! My father's notebook: a novel of Iran. [Kader Abdolah; Susan Massotty] -- When he was a boy, Aga Akbar, the deaf-mute illegitimate son of a Persian nobleman, traveled with his uncle to a cave on nearby Saffron Mountain. Once there, he was to copy a three-thousand-year-old.

    My Father's Notebook Kader Abdolah, Author, trans. from the Dutch by Susan Massotty. HarperCollins $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Book Summary Arkady Kirsanov has just graduated from the University of Petersburg and returns with a friend, Bazarov, to his father's modest estate in an outlying province of Russia. The father gladly receives the two young men at his estate, called Marino, but Nikolai's brother, Pavel, soon becomes upset by the strange new philosophy called "nihilism" which the young men advocate.

    You Are the Best Dad 5"x 7" journal, notebook, memory book, scrapbook, Father's Day, Christmas, birthday, leave for college, gift for dad FlamingoRoadJournals 5 out of 5 stars (5,) $ Favorite. Peopled with characters of rare power, My Father's Notebook is a triumph. Not only an epic story of Iran's troubled voyage into modernity, it is a magnificent, timeless tale of the bond between a father and son. Aga Akbar is born a deaf mute in a remote Persian village, on the cusp of his country's forced march into the modern era.


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By always keeping God’s Word central, we partner with you to provide life-transforming, academic excellence with a. MY FATHER’S NOTEBOOK by Kader Abdolah & translated by Susan Massotty ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 1, Abdolah, an Iranian expatriate now living in the Netherlands, nests a story about a father and son into a sweeping novel that chronicles the tumultuous modern history of.

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my father for failing to take literature seriously enough My real fear, the crucial thing that I did not wish to know or discover, was the possibility that my father might be a good writer. I couldn’t open my father’s suitcase because I feared this.

Even worse, I couldn’t even admit this myself openly. There is a mystical mountain cave with an ancient cuneiform inscription, the symbol of lasting Persian culture and also the inspiration for the illiterate mute father's cuneiform-esque notebook.

The son, called Ishmael like another famous exile, is born into this provincial Persian family living in subsistence, almost biblical-era conditions/5. My Father’s Notebook. Author(s): Abby Clements, Akbar’s son Ishmael struggles to decipher the notebook, reflecting on how his own political activities have forced him to flee his country and abandon his family.

As he gets closer to the heart of his father’s story, he unravels the intricate tale of how the silent world of a village. My Father's Notebook is narrated by Ishmael, an Iranian exile living in the Flevopolder, "the reclaimed ground that the Dutch have wrested from the sea".

His account is of both his own life and that of his father, Aga Akbar, "an illiterate, deaf-mute poet". The notebook of the title is central to his attempts. Get this from a library. My father's notebook: a novel. [Kader Abdolah; Susan Massotty] -- Aga Akbar, the youngest of seven children and the illegitimate son of a Persian nobleman, is a deaf-mute.

He makes use of a rudimentary sign language to get by in the world, but his deepest thoughts. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

My Father’s Dragon Book Unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook and game activities. Vocabulary, comprehension, constructive response. Exiled in Europe, and separated from all he loves most, rebel Ishmael confronts his family's biggest mystery - who was the man who was his father.

The only clue is the strange notebook his father, Aga Akbar, left behind - a book written in his own private script. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Exiled in Europe, and separated from all he loves most, rebel Ishmael confronts his family's biggest mystery - who was the man who was his father?

The only clue is the strange notebook his father, Aga Akbar, left behind - a book written in his own private script.Publisher Synopsis Beautifully evoked in often touching and amusing detail My Father's Notebook is an intriguing, complex and often playful novel that deserves attention.My Father’s Notebook is a beautifully told tale of Ishmael (whose political life seems to echo that of author Kader Abdolah, a nom de plume created in memoriam to the author’s friends who died under the persecution of the current Iranian regime), a political exile who, using his father’s notebook, rediscovers not only his own family’s past, but that of Iran’s as well/5(26).