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Book talk: From Iran to America

Author Pari Forood talked about her true-life novel, “The Gates of Light,” at the Norfolk Library on Saturday, March 19. Photo by Kateri Kosek

NORFOLK — Pari Forood talked about her true-life novel, “The Gates of Light,” at the Norfolk Library on Saturday, March 19. 

Forood is of Iranian descent. Her father came to America from Iran in 1948 to go to school, and married her mother, a “firebrand.” 

On the heels of the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979, she lied about her name. 

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