Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 576
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PEN/West Award Finalist "A A A A A A A A Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wantsA A A A to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."A A A A A A A A --Fred Halliday, Los Angeles Times Iran was the first country in the Middle East to develop an oil industry, and oil has been central to its tumultuous twentieth-century history. A finalist for the PEN/West Award, Blood and Oil tells the epic inside story of the battle for Iranian oil. A prominent member of one of Iran's most powerful aristocratic families--so feared by Khomeini that the entire clan was blacklisted--Prince Manucher Farmanfarmaian was raised in a harem at the heart of Iran's imperial court. With wit and provocative detail, he describes the days when he served as the Shah's oil adviser and pioneered the partnership that resulted in OPEC. Beautifully written and epic in its...