You see that they are a bit worn, but they’ll last a couple of months, for it’s foreign work and foreign leather; the secretary of the English Embassy sold them last week—he had only worn them six days, but he was very short of cash.
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The Iranian students took over the U.S. embassy.
Surely the embassy would be able to get Mahtob and me out of here, if only I could find some way to contact a sympathetic official.