Coverart for item
The Resource Brown Album

Brown Album

Label
Brown Album
Title
Brown Album
Creator
Subject
Summary
*A Vintage Original*From the much-acclaimed novelist and essayist, a beautifully rendered, poignant collection of personal essays, chronicling immigrant and Iranian-American life in our contemporary moment.Novelist Porochista Khakpour's family moved to Los Angeles after fleeing the Iranian Revolution, giving up their successes only to be greeted by an alienating culture. Growing up as an immigrant in America means that one has to make one's way through a confusing tangle of conflicting cultures and expectations. And Porochista is pulled between the glitzy culture of Tehrangeles, an enclave of wealthy Iranians and Persians in LA, her own family's modest life and culture, and becoming an assimilated American. Porochista rebels—she bleaches her hair and flees to the East Coast, where she finds her community: other people writing and thinking at the fringes. But, 9/11 happens and with horror, Porochista watches from her apartment window as the towers fall. Extremism..
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khakpour, Porochista
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Literary Criticism
  • Nonfiction
Label
Brown Album
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d2b16a9c-e9e3-4ea1-9cce-a6ae514f5cd4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780525564720
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Brown Album
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d2b16a9c-e9e3-4ea1-9cce-a6ae514f5cd4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780525564720
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Merrimack Valley Library ConsortiumBorrow it
      4 High Street, Suite 175, North Andover, MA, 01845, US
      42.7009413 -71.1255084
Processing Feedback ...