The Ungrateful Refugee

The Ungrateful Refugee

What is it like to be a refugee? It is a question many of us do not give much thought to, and yet there are more than 25 million refugees in the world. To be a refugee is to grapple with your place in society, attempting to reconcile the life you have known with a new, unfamiliar home. All this while bearing the burden of gratitude in your host nation: the expectation that What is it like to be a refugee? It is a question many of us do not give much thought to, and yet there are more than 25 ...

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Title:The Ungrateful Refugee
Author:Dina Nayeri
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:1786893452
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:288 pages pages

The Ungrateful Refugee Reviews

  • Dina
    Mar 02, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

  • Saya
    Jun 28, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Katie
    Jun 27, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Lisa
    May 16, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

  • Jenna
    Jun 15, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

  • Rhonda Lomazow
    May 19, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

  • Roxanne
    Jun 19, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Alice
    Jun 29, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Alice
    May 20, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Ene Riisna
    Feb 16, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Sarah
    Mar 11, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Kathleen Hohler
    Jul 03, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Catapult
    Feb 04, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

  • Carol
    Jun 08, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Rosalind Ereira
    Feb 09, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Flavia Otero-Sturiza
    Jul 06, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Flor
    Jun 12, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • E. Mary
    Jul 04, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Alex
    Jun 12, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Sierra Collins
    Feb 12, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Eeva Simard
    Jun 24, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Adam Webb
    Jul 12, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Winnie
    Jun 01, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • SabirSultan
    Jun 24, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Ann D’Aleandro
    Jun 09, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

  • Laura Dalton
    Jul 14, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Dina Nayeri
    Feb 12, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Evita Mountricha
    Feb 12, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Sylvsz
    Jun 16, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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  • Lauren McCoy
    Jul 11, 2019

    "You never forget the moment you were part of a shivering horde, when another human threw you your food, when you slept in mud alongside your confused children, when you shoved and grunted beside other faceless people, some of them former architects, doctors, teachers. It can break yo...

    In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri?an author whose ?exploration of the exile?s predicament is tender and urgent? (The New Yorker)?examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood ...

    Nayeri?s candid work about her own and other refugees? experiences is eye opening and inspiring as she gives voice to those who have none. She describes her family?s journey from Iran, to Europe and to the US as well as the deeply psychic journey for those seeking refuge or asylu...

    Dina Nayeri has written an open raw book a book that reveals what itbis like to be a refugee.She shares with us her life as a refugee from Iran and the experiences of refugees from other countries.In today?s climate this is an enlightening real look at what it takes to escape your co...

    Thanks to Edelweiss for the review copy. I know it took me a while to finish it but the subject matter could be hard to read at times. I love Nayeri?s style of writing. I enjoyed learning more about this author. I learned a lot about what all refugees go through. ...

    Interesting blend of memoir, narrative, and rhetoric, this takes a hard look at the experience of refugees and the mythology around immigration. There are a lot of tools in Nayeri's toolbox here, and she makes use of them well. ...

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