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Only This Beautiful Moment by Abdi Nazemian

Only This Beautiful Moment by Abdi Nazemian


Best Young Adult Books of 2023  - Guardian


From a Stonewall Honor - winning author comes a sweeping story of three generations of boys in the same Iranian family.


2019 Moud is an out gay teen living in Los Angeles with his distant father, Saeed. When Moud gets the news that his grandfather in Iran is dying, he accompanies his dad to Tehran, where the revelation of family secrets will force Moud into a new understanding of his history, his culture, and himself.

1978 - Saeed is an engineering student with a promising future ahead of him in Tehran. But when his parents discover his involvement in the country's  burgeoning revolution, they send him to safety in America, a country Saeed despises.And even worse - he's forced to live with the American grandmother he never knew existed.

1939 - Bobby, the son of a calculating Hollywood stage mother, lands a coveted MGM studio contract. But the fairy-tale world of glamour he's  thrust into has a dark side...

Set against the backdrop of Tehran and Los Angeles, this tale of intergenerational trauma and love is an ode to the fragile bonds of family, the hidden secrets of history and all the beautiful moments that make us who we are today.

  • Details

    Imprint: Little Tiger

    Publication Date: 9th November 2023

    ISBN: 9781788957045

    Format: Paperback

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