The Resource Breaking the ocean : race, rebellion, and reconciliation, Annahid Dashtgard

Breaking the ocean : race, rebellion, and reconciliation, Annahid Dashtgard

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Breaking the ocean : race, rebellion, and reconciliation
Title
Breaking the ocean
Title remainder
race, rebellion, and reconciliation
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Annahid Dashtgard
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Language
eng
Summary
"Annahid Dashtgard was born into a supportive, mixed-race, middle-class family in 1970s Iran. Then came the 1979 Islamic Revolution, which ushered in a powerful and orthodox religious regime. Her family was forced to flee their homeland, immigrating to a small town in Alberta, Canada. As a young girl, Dashtgard was bullied, shunned, and ostracized by both her peers at school and adults in the community. Home offered little respite as her parents were embroiled in their own struggles, exposing the sharp contrasts between her British mother and Persian father. Determined to break free from her past, Dashtgard created a new identity for herself as a driven young woman who found strength through political activism, eventually becoming a leader in the anti-corporate globalization movement of the late 1990s. But her unhealed trauma was re-activated following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Suffering burnout, Dashtgard checked out of her life and took the first steps towards personal healing, a journey that continues to this day. Breaking the Ocean introduces a unique perspective on how micro-inequities and broad-scale discrimination result in social trauma and ongoing PTSD. It is a wake-up call to acknowledge our differences, offering new possibilities for healing and understanding through the revolutionary power of resilience. Dashtgard answers the universal questions of what it means to belong, what it takes to become whole, and ultimately what is required to create change in ourselves and in society."--
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autobiography
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Dashtgard, Annahid
Dewey number
971/.00491550092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dashtgard, Annahid
  • Political refugees
  • Political refugees
  • Political activists
  • Iranian Canadians
  • Iranian Canadians
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Breaking the ocean : race, rebellion, and reconciliation, Annahid Dashtgard
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9781487006471
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  • (OCoLC)1081428906
  • (OCoLC)on1081428906
  • 435652
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Breaking the ocean : race, rebellion, and reconciliation, Annahid Dashtgard
Publication
Carrier category
volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
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Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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pages cm
Isbn
9781487006471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1081428906
  • (OCoLC)on1081428906
  • 435652

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