Dina Nayeri was born in Iran during the revolution and emigrated to Oklahoma at the age of ten. She has a BA from Princeton and an MBA and Master of Education from Harvard. She is currently a Truman Capote Fellow and Teaching Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
Published: February 2013
The heart-warming and uplifting novel about an Iranian girl who, separated from her mother and twin sister during the turmoil following the Iranian Revolution, invents a rich, imaginative world in which they live on. A book about identity - about finding your own and creating what you think you're missing.