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Persepolis : [the story of a childhood]

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life. Amidst the tragedy, Marjane's child's eye view adds immediacy and humour, and her story of a childhood at once outrageous and ordinary, is immensely moving.
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Marjane Satrapi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjane Satrapi
ISBN: 0224064401 9780224064408
OCLC Number: 642932061
Description: 153 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Marjane Satrapi.

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Tells the story of Marjane Satrapi's life in Tehran from the ages of six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating  Read more...

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"Telling the story of Satrapi's childhood in Iran, this is funny, wise and sad." Stylist "This touching, funny, illuminating memoir deserves a much wider audience." -- Kate Figes Guardian "The magic Read more...

 
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