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Clinton’s Book on Election in Persian

Clinton’s Book on Election in Persian Clinton’s Book on Election in Persian

Nasle-Nowandish Publications in Tehran has released the Persian translation of ‘What Happened,’ memoirs of American politician Hillary Clinton, 70, about her experiences as a defeated candidate of the Democratic Party for presidency in the highly controversial and scandal-ridden 2016 US election.

The original book was published on September 12, by American publisher Simon & Schuster, headquartered in New York, which also has published Clinton’s previous six books.

Author and translator Fariba Jafari-Namini has rendered the book of 461 pages in Persian, ILNA reported.

“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down,” Clinton writes in the introduction of her book.

For the first time, she reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in US history. Now free from the constraints of high political office, Hillary takes readers inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party.

The vote that brought to power the mercurial and highly unpredictable Donald Trump to the White House was often marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, alleged Russian interference and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet, says the blurb of the book.

Hillary describes what it was like to run against the current President Donald Trump, the mistakes she made, how she has coped with a shocking and devastating loss, and how she found the strength to pick herself back up afterward.

She tells readers what it took to get back on her feet and what the election experience has taught her about life. She speaks about the challenges of being a strong woman in the public eye, the criticism over her voice, age and appearance, and the double standard confronting women in politics.

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