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Jumping over fire
- "Rachlin's novel delves deeply into the Iranian psyche and the vast differences between Eastern and Western cultures."
- ""Forced to flee the country with their parents as Khomeini rises to power, Nora and Jahan Ellahi rise to the challenge of anti-Iranian hostility in America. Breaking free from their intense attachment to each other, they explore new relationships to forge independent lives. The romantic artist Jahan ultimately returns to join the army to fight Iraq, while ambitious Nora finds a life of greater opportunity and personal freedom in the U.S."--Publisher's website."