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Iranian American writer discusses new novel about struggling with survivor’s guilt

In 1988, amid the Iran-Iraq war, the U.S. military accidentally shot down an Iranian commercial passenger jet, killing all 290 people aboard. That real-life tragedy sets in motion the fictional events in the new novel “Martyr!” a young Iranian American poet named Kaveh Akbar. Jeffrey Brown has the story for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

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