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Flight From Iran

Anne-Marie Hawkins

One the eve of the Shah of Iran’s exile, Siamak and Gazaleh, two young offspring of prominent Iranian families, are joined by marriage. One of their guests is Phillipe, a Frenchman whose parents own a business in Tehran. After the wedding, Phillipe invites his two friends, Rezah and Ashin to Ramsar on the Caspian where his family owns a seaside villa. There, Phillipe receives a disturbing call from his mother. She tells him her anxiety about the sudden and alarming turn of events in Iran and of their plan to return to France as soon as possible.Ashin’s mother, Nina, is informed that it has been arranged for the Ayatollah Khomeini to return to Iran from his exile in France. Nina feels the urgent need for the family to leave the country. Ashin stubbornly refuses, and so does his father, who has a secret.

One the eve of the Shah of Iran’s exile, Siamak and Gazaleh, two young offspring of prominent Iranian families, are joined by marriage. One of their guests is Phillipe, a Frenchman whose parents own a business in Tehran. After the wedding, Phillipe invites his two friends, Rezah and Ashin to Ramsar on the Caspian where his family owns a seaside villa. There, Phillipe receives a disturbing call from his mother. She tells him her anxiety about the sudden and alarming turn of events in Iran and of their plan to return to France as soon as possible.Ashin’s mother, Nina, is informed that it has been arranged for the Ayatollah Khomeini to return to Iran from his exile in France. Nina feels the urgent need for the family to leave the country. Ashin stubbornly refuses, and so does his father, who has a secret.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

One the eve of the Shah of Iran’s exile, Siamak and Gazaleh, two young offspring of prominent Iranian families, are joined by marriage. One of their guests is Phillipe, a Frenchman whose parents own a business in Tehran. After the wedding, Phillipe invites his two friends, Rezah and Ashin to Ramsar on the Caspian where his family owns a seaside villa. There, Phillipe receives a disturbing call from his mother. She tells him her anxiety about the sudden and alarming turn of events in Iran and of their plan to return to France as soon as possible.Ashin’s mother, Nina, is informed that it has been arranged for the Ayatollah Khomeini to return to Iran from his exile in France. Nina feels the urgent need for the family to leave the country. Ashin stubbornly refuses, and so does his father, who has a secret.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Stephen Cooper

Length:

4h 58m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:14


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:36


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:25


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

31:07


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:28


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:50


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:06


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:53


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:12


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:16


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:42


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

12:12


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:17


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:11


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

16:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

11:45


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

12:59


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:44


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

13:43


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:26


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

14:05


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

14:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:52


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:50