In her acclaimed debut novel, Sara Farizan pulls back the curtain on one of the most hidden corners of a much talked-about culture. In Iran, homosexuality is a crime punishable by death, but to be a man trapped in a woman’s body is seen as nature’s mistake, and sex reassignment is
legal and accessible. Sahar, seventeen, will never be able to love Nasrin in the body she wants to be loved in without risking her life—and Nasrin’s arranged marriage will take place in a few short months. Is saving her love worth sacrificing her true self?