This book gives an account of Shirley's trip into Iran as a spy to provide an insight into Iranian character. It is a vivid, firsthand portrait of the clash of Western and Muslim civilizations. The book portrays Iranians in a way different from what the most Americans know about them.
1. The Trenches Istanbul, 1990 2. The Border Winter 1994 3. A Prior Crossing Hamburg, 1993 4. The Roadside 5. Tabriz 6. Hazra and the Bazaar 7. Ardabil 8. Tehran 9. The Return Tehran–Istanbul