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Author Housden, Roger.

Title Saved by beauty [OverDrive electronic resource] : adventures of an American romantic in Iran / Roger Housden.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Broadway Books, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 290 pages) : map
Contents Writing Iran -- Leaving the known -- Paradise and poetry -- Talking stones -- Return to the source -- The blue dome -- Drink the wine -- More than one veil -- Christmas in Tehran -- One imam and three wise men -- The sorrow in Shiraz -- Razor's edge -- Politics as usual -- In Mesopotamia -- Return to beauty -- Interrogation, with room service.
Summary Poet, adventurer, and unapologetic romantic Housden travels to Iran to learn about the people, the culture, and the art of this misunderstood land.
Subject Housden, Roger -- Travel -- Iran.
Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273.
Ḥāfiẓ, active 14th century.
Americans -- Travel -- Iran.
Iran -- Description and travel.
Iran -- Social life and customs.
Iran -- Intellectual life.
Iran -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Housden, Roger. Saved by beauty. 1st ed. New York : Broadway Books, c2011 0307587738 (DLC) 2011003323 (OCoLC)676726669
ISBN 0307587754 (electronic bk.)
9780307587756 (electronic bk.)
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