October 2019, W.W. Norton


A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey

Tehran Children is a gripping account of Holocaust survival unlike any other. Blending the genres of memoir, history, and travelogue, Mikhal Dekel traces… her father’s wartime footsteps across thousands of miles, from Poland, to Soviet Uzbekistan, Tehran and Palestine.”

—Tara Zahra, author of Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and The Making of the Free World

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Mikhal Dekel is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the City College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Tehran Children is her third book.

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