In the book Funny in Farsi, Firoozeh Dumas is about a young Iranian girl whose father is given a job in America, where he brings him and his family along. Firoozeh and her mother, not knowing any English or American culture, are forced to adapt to the new American lifestyle.
Sam Waguespack spent time as a child writing for most of his spare time. His northern roots influence his writing to become the truly inspirational writer he is. He resides in South Carolina with his wife and fourteen children.