On Sale: December 26, 2006
Featuring: Tamila (Tami) Soroush
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Contemporary Chick Lit
This compelling debut follows one spirited young woman from
the confines of Iran to the intoxicating freedom of
Americaâ€”where she discovers not only an enticing new country
but the roots of her own independence. . . .
Soroush wanted it all. But in the Islamic Republic of Iran,
dreams are a dangerous thing for a girl. Knowing they can
never come true, Tami abandons them. . . . Until her
twenty-fifth birthday, when her parents give her a one-way
ticket to America, hoping she will â€śgo and wake up her
luck.â€ť If they have their way, Tami will never return to
Iran . . . which means she has three months to find a
husband in America. Three months before sheâ€™s sent back for
From her first Victoriaâ€™s Secret bra to her
first ride on a motor scooter to her first country
line-dance, Tami drinks in the freedom of an American girl.
Inspired to pursue her passion for photography, she even
captures her adventures on film. But looming over her is the
fact that she must find an Iranian-born husband before her
visa expires. To complicate matters, her friendship with
Ike, a young American man, has grown stronger. And it is
becoming harder for Tami to ignore the forbidden feelings
she has for him.
Itâ€™s in her English as a second
language classes that Tami finds a support system. With the
encouragement of headstrong Eva, loyal Nadia, and Agata and
Josef, who are carving out a love story of their own,
perhaps Tami can keep dreamingâ€”and find a way to stay in
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