Having spent his early childhood in Sydney, Kourosh and his family return to Iran at the height of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Their attempt to settle into family life is disrupted as the country changes government, sets in reforms and is plunged into a war with Iraq which eventually drives the family to attempt to return to Australia. Mirror From Stone is the memoir of Kourosh, as he adjusts to post revolution life in Iran before and during the war. It then follows him as he crosses the border into Pakistan, with people smugglers to re-unite with his family. It is the story of a familys struggle to adapt to a different culture, stay together and above all, find peace.