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The last days of Café Leila

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2017
"When Noor returns to her native Iran for the first time in thirty years, with her very American daughter, Lily, so much about her homeland is different. But Café Leila--the restaurant Noor's family has run for three generations--hasn't changed. A neighborhood café in Tehran is at the center of this powerful and transporting story of love, family, friendship, and homecoming told against the backdrop of Iran's rich, yet tragic, history"-- Provided by publisher.

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Genre: Domestic fiction.

ISBN:

  • 9781616205850
  • 1616205857

Edition: First edition.

Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm

Notes: "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."--Title page verso.

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Furiya, Linda — Linda Furiya and Donia Bijan have careers that center around food, and it is fitting that many of their life memories also center around food. Their memoirs are full of food stories as well as reflections on their struggles with feeling a sense of belonging and identity. -- Rebecca Sigmon
Powell, Julie — These authors' works are Reflective, and they share: the genres 'Food writing' and 'Life stories' and the subject 'Women cooks'.
Rehak, Melanie; Simmons, Gail — These authors' works are Engaging, and they share: the genres 'Food writing' and 'Life stories' and the subject 'Women cooks'.
Theroux, Jessica; Erickson, Renee; Druckman, Charlotte — These authors' works are Engaging, and they share: the genre 'Food writing' and the subject 'Women cooks'.
Bundy, Ariana — These authors' works are Engaging, and they share: the genre 'Food writing' and the subject 'Cooking, Iranian'.
Jackman, Nancy, 1907-1989 — These authors' works are Engaging, and they share: the genre 'Life stories' and the subject 'Women cooks'.
Deen, Paula H., 1947-; Jones, Judith; Sunee, Kim — These authors' works share: the genres 'Food writing' and 'Life stories' and the subject 'Women cooks'.

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