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The Pear Tree

Fiction Goli Taraghi
Translated from the Farsi by the Author

What a blessing to be here, in the garden of my childhood.

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No. 19

No. 19


Goli Taraghi was born in Tehran in 1939 and now lives in Paris, where she has been honored as a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. W. W. Norton & Company will publish The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons: Selected Stories this fall.


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