The Konar and the Apple

Fun, Beauty, and Dread—From Ahwaz to California

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Pub Date 14 Jan 2022 | Archive Date 13 Aug 2022
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Description

“It’s all about the story.”

So begins Babak Hodjat’s collection of tales in The Konar and the Apple.

An eight-year-old boy assigned the task of throwing flowers during the Shah’s visit. A teenager in boot camp eager to catch episodes of a popular Japanese TV show. An adult coming to the United States, ready to make his mark in the tech world.

These are just some of the personal experiences shaping Hodjat’s intimate narrative of a boy growing up in post-revolutionary Iran. The stories paint a picture of a middle-class, westernized boy experiencing all the common—and uncommon—adventures of childhood and self-discovery.

Blending both humor and insight, The Konar and the Apple transcends culture to celebrate the fun, innocence, and anticipation of growing up that unite us all.

“It’s all about the story.”

So begins Babak Hodjat’s collection of tales in The Konar and the Apple.

An eight-year-old boy assigned the task of throwing flowers during the Shah’s visit. A teenager in...


A Note From the Publisher

Ebook: 97817354860-31
Audiobook: 9781735486024

Ebook: 97817354860-31
Audiobook: 9781735486024


Advance Praise

“We rarely learn the back stories of today’s technology leaders – but here Babak Hodjat eloquently, entertainingly and compellingly recounts a coming-of-age journey through war, revolution... and love.”
—David Rowan, Founding Editor-in-Chief, WIRED UK and author of Non- Bullshit Innovation

“We rarely learn the back stories of today’s technology leaders – but here Babak Hodjat eloquently, entertainingly and compellingly recounts a coming-of-age journey through war, revolution... and...


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