The Twisted Path Home

Dog Ear Publishing
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It is 1991. Arezoo, an Iranian woman is living in Berkeley, California with her second husband, Robert, and working as a university professor. Recurring, terrifying dreams of eminent death lead her into therapy with a widely respected psychotherapist. As her memories unfold during therapy sessions, she flashes back to painful memories of her first marriage to Afshin, an Iranian man.
Still, the dreams continue, prompting Arezoo to try hypnosis. Arezoo's life takes an unexpected turn under hypnosis and she begins to channel the dramatic life story of Sogand, a woman who lived in a village in Persia (now Iran) in the late 1800's.
This seemingly inexplicable experience, and her sudden, intimate knowledge of Sogand's identity leads Arezoo back to Iran after many years in America. Through this woman's history Arezoo makes some life changing discoveries - key to both her past and her ex-husband's tortured, secret life.
Fae Bidgoli, author of The Cracked Pomegranate, once again displays her intimate understanding of the power of redemption. In The Twisted Path Home, Fae shows how by releasing judgment and fear, and releasing generational, cultural, and self-abuse, we find our purpose in life and become joy.
Fae's beliefs reflect her opposition to the inequality between men and women that she saw in her native Iran. She left Iran in 1978 as a young adult, hoping to find in the United States the freedoms she longed for throughout childhood and adolescence. In Iran, writing was an outlet for those longings. In the United States, she is free to follow her dreams and to write her stories.
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About the author

Fae Bidgoli always questioned women's rights and the inequality that existed between men and women in Iran. In 1978, she left Iran, a young adult with the hopes of finding the freedom that she hungered for in the United States. Writing was an outlet for her in Iran. Today, writing is her passion. She also owns and operates a successful real estate franchise in Northern California. She is the mother of two daughters, and enjoys traveling the world.

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Publisher
Dog Ear Publishing
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Published on
Jun 30, 2010
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Pages
248
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ISBN
9781608445172
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
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