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Ava Homa Novel, Set In Iran, Is The First Written In English By A Kurdish Woman


San Jose author Ava Homa reads from her new poetry collection, "Daughters of Smoke and Fire." It's about a sister's fight for her brother's freedom, set mainly in the Kurdish region of Iran.

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