Kamin Mohammadi was nine years old when her family fled Iran during the 1979 Revolution. The Cypress Tree is Kamin's account of her journey home, to rediscover her Iranian self and to discover for the first time the story of her family. This moving and passionate memoir is a love letter both to Kamin's extraordinary family and to Iran itself, an ancient country which has survived so much modern tumult but where joy and resilience will always triumph over despair.
One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime of World War II comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. This seventieth anniversary, definitive edition of "The Diary of a Young Girl" is poignant, heartbreaking and a book that everyone should read.