The Resource Journey of a thousand storms, Kooshyar Karimi

Journey of a thousand storms, Kooshyar Karimi

Label
Journey of a thousand storms
Title
Journey of a thousand storms
Statement of responsibility
Kooshyar Karimi
Title variation
  • Journey of 1,000 storms
  • Journey of a thousand storms
Title variation remainder
a refugees story
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Journey of a Thousand Storms Dr Kooshyar Karimi, author of Leila's Secret, tells his gripping personal story of surviving prison in Iran and life as a refugee before finding success in Australia. Kooshyar Karimi had two careers in Iran, one as a doctor and one as an award-winning translator. Until he was kidnapped by the Intelligence Service. Behind his professional success, Kooshyar was a rebel on several fronts. Marginalised since boyhood as a Jew in a fundamentalist Islamic state, he was a member of a political group that opposed the government. He'd also been using his medical skills illegally, to save unmarried pregnant women from death by stoning. Snatched from the street by the secret service, he was jailed and tortured and then forced to spy for the regime, before finally escaping to Turkey. There he faced a whole new struggle to keep his family safe while awaiting refugee status from the UN. He was forbidden to work and at the mercy of corrupt police, con men and red tape. Then life became more dangerous still, when the Intelligence Service tracked him down and used his mother, back in Iran, as blackmail
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10640152
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karimi, Kooshyar
Dewey number
305.8924055092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Karimi, Kooshyar
  • Jews, Iranian
  • Physicians
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Human rights
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a refugee's story
Label
Journey of a thousand storms, Kooshyar Karimi
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780670079407
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Journey of a thousand storms, Kooshyar Karimi
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780670079407
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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