Simon Ebrahimi was born and raised in Jewbareh, the Jewish ghetto of Esfahan, Iran. He finished his studies in England in management and finance, and in Iran, he was a partner in an international accounting firm. In 1979, his employees took him hostage at the same time the Islamic Republic seized the American embassy compound. Therefore, his vast personal experiences enrich the authenticity of this novel.
Leaving Iran with his wife and two daughters after the revolution, he settled in the United States, and while pursing his professional life, thanks to the free- dom that his new homeland offered, he followed his passion as a writer of Persian Jewish stories.