“The Passion and Death of Rahman the Kurd: Dreaming Kurdistan” by Carol Prunhuber tells the story of Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou’s life and bloody murder in Vienna, Austria.
The Kurds are a minority in the Middle Eastern countries of Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria.
This book is about their struggle in Iran.
Mr. Ghassemlou led that struggle for ten years under the banner of “Democracy in Iran, Autonomy in Kurdistan.” The Iranian leaders rejected his demands and assassinated him on July 13, 1989.
Jonathan Randal, formerly of the Washington Post, says of the book: “ …impressive biography of the Kurds’ most worldly and best-educated leader.”
Come hear Carol Prunhuber speak of her book and take your questions.
Free event — open to the public.
Who: Carol Prunhuber
What: Book signing
When: September 20, 2010 @ 8:30 pm.
Where: Langston Room, Busboys and Poets @ 14th and V
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202) 387-7638
Why: To shed some light on the Kurdish struggle in Iran