By Gail Rose Thompson

because the spouse of an American businessman I spent the higher a part of the 1970’s in Iran and observed the growth of the Shah’s improvement and nice imaginative and prescient for Iran to be famous the world over, in each box; it was once to be Iran’s nice Civilization. a call for participation to paintings for the Imperial court docket as a horse coach enabled me to work out a number of the royal relatives in casual moments; it additionally gave me an entrée into excessive society, to observe the higher category Iranians at play. Many generals and courtroom officers spent a lot in their time junketing and having fun with all types of sports within which they indulged themselves to the fullest, in Tehran and costal lodges. it is a publication of reports and anecdotes approximately my lifestyles throughout the “Golden Years” of the reign of Mohamed Reza Shahanshah Aryamehr of Iran. there have been instances of pleasure, enjoyable, tension, accomplishment and disappointment in the course of my years residing in that lovely center jap state. a lot has been acknowledged of the failure of the yankee officers to work out what used to be coming in Iran quickly adequate to start corrective motion although, I don’t imagine a lot might have been performed to prevent the Revolution. Iran now, with its younger inhabitants, that had no half within the Islamic move, is begging to develop into an accredited a part of the foreign system.

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