skip to content
A game for swallows : to die, to leave, to return Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A game for swallows : to die, to leave, to return

Author: Zeina Abirached; Edward Gauvin
Publisher: Minneapolis : Graphic Universe, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Living in the midst of civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, Zeina and her brother face an evening of apprehension when their parents do not return from a visit to the other side of the city.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Autobiographies
Graphic novels
Young adult nonfiction
Autobiographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
History
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Named Person: Zeina Abirached; Zeina Abirached; Zeina Abirached
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zeina Abirached; Edward Gauvin
ISBN: 9780761385684 0761385681 9781575059419 157505941X
OCLC Number: 754908714
Language Note: Translated from the Lebanese.
Notes: Translation of: Le jeau des hirondelles.
Awards: Batchelder Honor Book.
Description: 188 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Jeu des hirondelles.
Responsibility: Zeina Abirached ; art by Zeina Abirached ; translation by Edward Gauvin.

Abstract:

Living in the midst of civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, Zeina and her brother face an evening of apprehension when their parents do not return from a visit to the other side of the city.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/754908714> # A game for swallows : to die, to leave, to return
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/754908714#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Jeu des hirondelles.
    library:oclcnum "754908714" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mnu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3856182716#Place/lebanon> ; # Lebanon
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1225260> ; # Lebanon--Beirut.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/741.5/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206063> ; # Lebanon.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/2763669> ; # Zeina Abirached
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025293> ; # Christians
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85089077> ; # Muslims
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3856182716#Person/abirached_zeina_1981> ; # Zeina Abirached
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3856182716#Place/beirut_lebanon> ; # Beirut (Lebanon)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sj96005443> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352309> ; # Civil War (Lebanon : 1975-1990)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026421> ; # Civil war
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3856182716#Event/1975_1990> ; # 1975-1990
    schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/754908714#Audience> ;
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/2763669> ; # Zeina Abirached
    schema:awards "Batchelder Honor Book." ;
    schema:bookEdition "First American edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/19137742> ; # Edward Gauvin
    schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/2763669> ; # Zeina Abirached
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "Living in the midst of civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, Zeina and her brother face an evening of apprehension when their parents do not return from a visit to the other side of the city."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3856182716> ; # Jeu des hirondelles.
    schema:genre "Young adult nonfiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Graphic novels"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Autobiographical comics"@en ;
    schema:genre "Comics (Graphic works)"@en ;
    schema:genre "Comic books, strips, etc."@en ;
    schema:genre "Autobiographies"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Dust jackets (Bindings)"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "A game for swallows : to die, to leave, to return"@en ;
    schema:productID "754908714" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780761385684> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781575059419> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/754908714> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3856182716#Person/abirached_zeina_1981> # Zeina Abirached
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1981" ;
    schema:familyName "Abirached" ;
    schema:givenName "Zeina" ;
    schema:name "Zeina Abirached" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3856182716#Place/beirut_lebanon> # Beirut (Lebanon)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Beirut (Lebanon)" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025293> # Christians
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Christians"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026421> # Civil war
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civil war"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85089077> # Muslims
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Muslims"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sj96005443> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206063> # Lebanon.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Lebanon." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1225260> # Lebanon--Beirut.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Lebanon--Beirut." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352309> # Civil War (Lebanon : 1975-1990)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Civil War (Lebanon : 1975-1990)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/19137742> # Edward Gauvin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gauvin" ;
    schema:givenName "Edward" ;
    schema:name "Edward Gauvin" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2763669> # Zeina Abirached
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1981" ;
    schema:familyName "Abirached" ;
    schema:givenName "Zeina" ;
    schema:name "Zeina Abirached" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3856182716> # Jeu des hirondelles.
    schema:name "Jeu des hirondelles." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780761385684>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0761385681" ;
    schema:isbn "9780761385684" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781575059419>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "157505941X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781575059419" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/754908714#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> # Jeu des hirondelles.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:inLanguage "fr" ;
    schema:name "Jeu des hirondelles." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.