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by | Read by Abbas Kazerooni

Young Adult Young Adult • 4.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

This is not an autobiographical look at an entire life; rather, it spans just a few months as the author approached his 10th birthday, as he prepared to emigrate from Iran. Kazerooni does an admirable job narrating his own work, lending a variety of voices to the people who come in and out of his life at this pivotal time. A kindly hotel owner has a tired, accented voice—perfect for listeners to imagine a man hunched at his front desk night after night. Fear, lack of confidence, frustration, and a sense of achievement—all the emotions that come with being a kid on his own—come out in full force in this well-done audiobook. M.B. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2015]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2014

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4915-2967-6 $9.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4915-2977-5 $14.99

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