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City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran [Audiobook]

City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran [Audiobook] by Ramita Navai
English | September 2, 2014 | ASIN: B00N9D3K4I | [email protected] kbps | 9 hrs 23 mins | 256 MB
Narrator: Sylvia Lisle | Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir

Ramita Navai gives voice to ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives: the porn star, the aging socialite, the assassin and enemy of the state who ends up working for the Republic, the dutiful housewife who files for divorce, and the old-time thug running a gambling den.

In todays Tehran, intrigues abound and survival depends on an intricate network of falsehoods: mullahs visit prostitutes, local mosques train barely pubescent boys in crowd-control tactics, and cosmetic surgeons promise to restore girls virginity. Navai paints an intimate portrait of those discreet recesses in a city where the difference between modesty and profanity, loyalty and betrayal, honor and disgrace is often no more than the believability of a lie.

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