[PDF / Epub] ★ A Mirror Garden: A Memoir Author Monir Farmanfarmaian – Dolove.info

A Mirror Garden: A Memoir In Persia In , When A Child Still Had To Worry About Hostile Camels In The Bazaar And A Nanny Might Spin Stories At Her Pillow Until Her Eyes Fell Shut, The Extraordinary And Irresistible Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian Was Born From The Enchanted Basement Storeroom Where She Played As A Girl To The Penthouse High Above New York City Where She Would Someday Live, This Is The Delightful And Inspiring Story Of Her Life As An Artist, A Wife And Mother, A Collector, And An Iranian Here We See A Mischievous Girl Become A Spirited Woman Who Defies Tradition Both A Love Story And A Celebration Of The Warmth And Elegance Of Iranian Culture, A Mirror Garden Is A Genuine Fairy Tale Of An Exuberant Heroine Who Has Never Needed Rescuing From The Trade Paperback Edition


10 thoughts on “A Mirror Garden: A Memoir

  1. says:

    The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, VA is privileged to have a show of Monir s work on view this summer As a docent there, I was enthralled by Monir s life story first and soon fell in love with her work, as well Born in 1924, the fortun


  2. says:

    I loved this book It is a simple biography, but you fall in love with the author almost immediately She is a strong, charismatic, confident, and capable woman I was very inspired to make my world what I want it to be.


  3. says:

    I had no familiarity with Monir Farmanfarmaian when I started this book By the time I was half way through, I was scouring the Internet for photos of her work There are pictures in the book, but they aren t great fuzzy black whites Monir combined media from h


  4. says:

    I have read many Iranian memoirs books by revolutionaries describing how noble or terrible the revolution was for Iran, books by children of govt officials executed after the revolution, many books by diaspora in many forms but, I must say, this book is one of my favori


  5. says:

    I couldn t decide between a 1 or 2 star to give A Mirror Garden A appropriate title for this memoir would have been diary of an extremely wealthy Iranian artist and socialite that had little to no elements of an engaging plot Womp womp Don t get me wrong, I liked Monir but we co


  6. says:

    A modern fairytale A Persian woman escapes to New York on a whim, marries and then divorces a horrid husband, and works in the fashion industry until she moves back to Iran to marry a charming prince Once there, she spends her time recovering priceless Persian artifacts, and creating her o


  7. says:

    Although I listed this as a three star for me I did enjoy the read of the author s life, and was most interested in the culture in which she lived It gives a better idea of The Middle East than what we necessarily hear on television.


  8. says:

    An intriguing read I loved learning about a new culture and seeing pieces of history through the eyes of an artist.


  9. says:

    Great photos I m sure she s an interesting person, but I just couldn t stick with it.


  10. says:

    A really interesting memoir about an artist born in Iran in 1924 who lived through the reign of the Shah and the turmoil after the Revolution.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *