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Determined to escape from her relatives, Kordi sought admission to a school for the blind run by English missionaries.

Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). Determined to escape from her relatives, Kordi sought admission to a school for the blind run by English missionaries. There she eagerly gained her first formal education but was sexually exploited by "Miss D," a staff member. Kordi, who seems to have survived on sheer determination, went on to become the first blind woman to attend Teheran University.

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An Iranian Odyssey book. Compelling, with a quiet, hypnotic power, An Iranian Odyssey is an autobiography that reveals its belief that advers Gohar Kordi was born in a small Kurdish village in Iran

An Iranian Odyssey book. Gohar Kordi was born in a small Kurdish village in Iran  . Compelling, with a quiet, hypnotic power, An Iranian Odyssey is an autobiography that reveals its belief that advers Gohar Kordi was born in a small Kurdish village in Iran. At the age of four, she became blind. She tells of her growing up in the country, the family?s move to Teheran and her struggle to get an education and become the first woman student at the University. Compelling, with a quiet, hypnotic power, An Iranian Odyssey is an autobiography that reveals its belief that adversity can be overcome.

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Born into a peasant family, Kordi, now married and a mother, lost her sight at the age of four as the result of an infection for . Accepted at a boarding school for the blind, Gohar excelled to such a degree that she became the first blind student to be accepted at the University of Tehran.

Born into a peasant family, Kordi, now married and a mother, lost her sight at the age of four as the result of an infection for which she wasn't properly treated-because she was a girl. Her parents, an ill-matched couple (her father was a Turk, her mother a Kurd), didn't get along, which only aggravated the family's already difficult life. Food was always short, and what little money there was came from weaving carpets and taking care of the landlord's herds. She graduated in 1970, with a BA in psychology.

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An Iranian, now living in London, describes the harsh reality of moving when very young from a small Kurdish village to Teheran where, although blind, she was eventually to become the first woman to be admitted to Teheran University. About the Author: Gohar Kordi was born in a small Kurdish village in Iran. She graduated from Tehran university in 1970. From Publishers Weekly

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An Iranian, now living in London, describes the harsh reality of moving when very young from a small Kurdish village to Teheran where, although blind, she was eventually to become the first woman to be admitted to Teheran University.
An Iranian Odyssey download epub
Historical
Author: Gohar Kordi
ISBN: 1852422130
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Subcategory: Historical
Language: English
Publisher: Serpent's Tail; 1st edition (July 1, 1992)
Pages: 144 pages