Not Without My Daughter
The Harrowing True Story of a Mother's Courage
Author: Betty Mahmoody with William Hoffer
Not Without My Daughter is the true story of a courageous mother and her breathtaking odyssey, now a major motion picture starring Academy Award-winner Sally Field!
In August 1984, Michigan housewife Betty Mahmoody accompanied her husband to his native Iran for a two-week vacation. To her horror, she found herself and her four-year-old daughter, Mahtob, virtual prisoners of a man rededicated to his Shiite Moslem faith, in a land where women are near-slaves and Americans are despised. Their only hope for escape lay in a dangerous underground that would not take her child...
Not Without My Daughter is a Literary Guild Alternate Selection.
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