Anna Quindlen’s novel hits Iranian bookshelves
Black and Blue, a novel by American author Anna Quindlen, has been rendered into Persian by Tahereh Sedighian for the first time. The book is about domestic violence in the United Sates and the author narrates and criticizes women’s situation in the country.
IBNA: Black and Blue is a 1998 novel by Anna Quindlen, and was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club selection in April 1998. In this novel the main character, Fran Benedetto, suffers through the domestic abuse of her husband and local police officer, Bobby Benedetto. She runs off to Florida with her son, Robert Benedetto. They attempt to start a new life, without Bobby . . . but it's only a matter of time until her past catches up to her.
Anna Marie Quindlen (born July 8, 1952) is an American author, journalist, and opinion columnist whose New York Times column, Public and Private, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992. She began her journalism career in 1974 as a reporter for the New York Post. Between 1977 and 1994 she held several posts at The New York Times.
Her book, Black and Blue, was rendered into Persian by Tahereh Sedighian. It was released by Roshangaran in 1500 copies and 303 pages.
The Iranian translator has converted other books into Persian including “The captive queen”, “ Innocent Traitor” and “The Lady Elizabeth” by Alison Weir.
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