In “Fahimeh” a Jewish girl struggles to find her place in the world. As the middle child, Fahimeh knows she holds no great Importance like that of her older sister and younger brother. Throughout her childhood, she witnesses the adoration and attention bestowed on her two siblings and she retreats into a corner, accepting her inferiority and everything that goes with it. Fahimeh chooses to endure unfair treatment from her family, for the love she has for them. At the age of fifteen, Fahimeh is sent to Israel with her ten year old brother. She later realizes that, even with a dysfunctional family, her life in Iran has been much better. The opportunity to go to the United States arrives and with her mother at her side, Fahimeh flies to New York to live with her sister. The United States seems like a different world where Fahimeh, at first, feels lost. In this country, she is faced with ordeals that test her faith, strength, and courage. All the pain and misery she has been through makes her the woman she is destined to be, and she is proud of what she has become. “Fahimeh” might appeal to readers who are interested in stories depicting a woman’s fortitude in surviving her life’s troubles.