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Ari Honarvar in Conversation With Ashleigh Renard

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free
Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

A Girl Called Rumi (Forest Avenue Press), Ari Honarvar’s debut novel, weaves a captivating tale of survival, redemption, and the power of storytelling. Kimia, a successful spiritual advisor whose Iranian childhood continues to haunt her, collides with a mysterious giant bird in her mother’s California garage. She begins reliving her experience as a nine-year-old girl in war-torn Iran, including her friendship with a mystical storyteller who led her through the mythic Seven Valleys of Love. Grappling with her unresolved past, Kimia agrees to accompany her ailing mother back to Iran, only to arrive in the midst of the Green Uprising in the streets. Against the backdrop of the election protests, Kimia begins to unravel the secrets of the night that broke her mother and produced a dangerous enemy. As past and present collide, she must choose between running away again or completing her unfinished journey through the Valley of Death to save her brother. Honarvar will be joined in conversation by Ashleigh Renard, author of Swing.

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Date:
September 24
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Online
N/A
Portland, OR 97207

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Phone:
503-228-4651
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