Author Akbar Fakhar’s New Book “Coming to America” is a Celebration of the Thoughts, Occasional Confusion, and Delight That Can Occur When Different Cultures Collide

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Recent release “Coming to America” from Page Publishing author Akbar Fakhar is a collection of poems, political observation, and musings inspired by a young man’s arrival in America from Iran in 1974.

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Akbar Fakhar, who emigrated to the United States as a student in 1974, has completed his new book “Coming to America”: a compilation of reflections on the author’s experiences as a child in Iran and as a student in America.

Akbar shares, “My name is Akbar Fakhar. This is a story about cultural differences, human nature, family, and the many and varied experiences of a young man who traveled to America from Persia (Iran) in 1974. For me, the magnitude of the journey from Persia to America was like time-traveling from the Ice Age to the twentieth century—suddenly, I woke up in a whole new world.”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Akbar Fakhar’s thought-provoking anecdotes and poetry celebrate the fascinating cultural differences as well as the common themes of humanity throughout the world.

He concludes, “As an old man looking back on life, first in Iran and then as a student in America, it comes to me clear and strong, the patterned song of the sparrow, the stream full on its journey, and the wind, yes, always the wind: my view of the world has remained unchanged. In my thoughts, there are stories to tell, jokes to pass along, and poems to read for enjoyment but, overall, my greatest joy in life is to follow the path of Learning – the good, the bad, the right, the wrong – it doesn’t matter. It all goes into my mind to mingle among other experiences that demand equal attention. I am a better person because of Learning.”

Readers who wish to experience this inspiring work can purchase “Coming to America” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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