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My Name Is Mahtob

My Name Is Mahtob The Story That Began In The Global Phenomenon Not Without My Daughter Continues

By Mahtob Mahmoody
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.63 Stars

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On 3/11 Lavender Cottage wrote: In 1991 the movie 'Not Without My Daughter' (starring the talented Sally Fields) was released in theatres which brought an awareness to the shocking true story of Betty Mahmoody and her daughter Mahtob. Supposedly on a two week vacation to her husband's homeland of Iran, they were held captive there ... My Name is Mahtob by Mahtob Mahmoody - A Book Review

Lavender Cottage's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/1 johnnybgamer wrote: My Name is Mahtob was a page turner from the very beginning. My heart ached for the five/six year old girl who ran away with her mother from her father. I wanted to protect Mahtob, as a young adult, when her world was shattered once again by her father. My favorite part was in the last few chapters. ... My Name is Mahtob by Mahtob Mahmoody

johnnybgamer's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/25 Canadianladybug wrote: I was about 24 years old when the movie Not Without My Daughter came in theaters. I remember seeing the movie and then wanting to read the book. And recently I saw that there was a book that seemed interesting – My Name is Mahtob. At first I didn’t realize that this book was written by the ... My Name is Mahtob

Canadianladybug's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/23 Amy Lowery wrote: Book DescriptionTwo decades ago, millions of readers worldwide thrilled to the story told in the international bestseller Not Without My Daughter—subsequently made into a film starring Sally Field—that told of an American mother and her six-year-old child’s daring escape from an abusive and ... My Name Is Mahtob - Book Review

Amy 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/16 Nathan Albright wrote: This was a hard book to read, as I can perhaps too painfully relate to the writings of Miss Mahmoody, who is writing here the memoir of the first part of her life, a tale of the struggle of faith and a resilient spirit against the fear that comes from having a narcissistic and abusive father and from ... Book Review: My Name Is Mahtob

Nathan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/15 Carrie K's Book Reviews wrote: Goodreads SummaryThe daughter at the center of the international bestseller and film Not Without My Daughter finishes the story that captivated the world: held hostage in Iran, escape over the mountains, growing up in fear of kidnapping, battling deadly disease, and leaning on the sustaining power of ... My Name is Mahtob by Mahtob Mahmoody

Carrie K's Book Reviews' Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/12 Kendra Landis wrote: Many will remember the best-selling book and subsequent film Not Without My Daughter. In My Name is Mahtob, the “world’s most famous daughter” (as she has been called), Mahtob Mahmoody, tells her story of being held hostage by her father in Iran, her escape with her mother, and her life since the ... Book Review: My Name is Mahtob

Kendra's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/11 Vijaya Bodach wrote: I only vaguely remembered the escape of mother and daughter from Iran, so when I saw My Nameis Mahtob I was compelled to read it. This is the daughter’s story, based on her memories. Mahtob states expressly that even when she had the chance to read her mother’s book, Not Without My Daughter, ... My Name is Mahtob

Vijaya's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/8 Savannah wrote: I read Mahtob’s mother’s book, Not Without My Daughter, years ago and had loved it. I actually read it several times. When the opportunity to review this book came up I jumped at it! My Name is Mahtob continues to story of the American mother who ended up trapped in Iran with her young daughter ... a must-read, continued from Not Without My Daughter

Savannah 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/5 Mazzou wrote: Many of your know of the movie ''Not Without My Daughter''- this is a companion book to that bestseller, an autobiography written by the daughter herself. For the first time, read in print the thoughts and feelings and drama of the life Mahtob lived both during the time in Iran and afterwards. See ... My Name is Mahtob book review

Mazzou's Rating:

4 Stars