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Habibi

Author: Craig Thompson. ; Craig Thompson
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Sprawling across an epic landscape of deserts, harems, and modern industrial clutter, Habibi tells the tale of Dodola and Zam, refugee child slaves bound to each other by chance, by circumstance, and by the love that grows between them. We follow them as their lives unfold together and apart; as they struggle to make a place for themselves in a world (not unlike our own) fueled by fear, lust, and greed; and as they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Thompson. ; Craig Thompson
ISBN: 9780375424144 0375424148
OCLC Number: 691928090
Description: 655 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: River map --
Veils of darkness --
Raping Eden --
Mirage --
Hand of Fatimah --
Drowning --
Ring of Solomon --
Orphan's prayer --
Start breathing.
Responsibility: Craig Thompson.
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"Sprawling across an epic landscape of deserts, harems, and modern industrial clutter, Habibi tells the tale of Dodola and Zam, refugee child slaves bound to each other by chance, by circumstance, and by the love that grows between them. We follow them as their lives unfold together and apart; as they struggle to make a place for themselves in a world (not unlike our own) fueled by fear, lust, and greed; and as they discover the extraordinary depth-- and frailty-- of their connection. At once contemporary and timeless, Habibi gives us a love story of astounding resonance: a parable about our relationship to the natural world, the cultural divide between the first and third worlds, the common heritage of Christianity and Islam, and, most potently, the magic of storytelling"--Dust jacket wrap.

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