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Persepolis : [the story of a childhood]

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2003.
Edition/Format:   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: Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Marjane Satrapi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjane Satrapi
ISBN: 0224064401 9780224064408
OCLC Number: 642932061
Description: 153 p. : ill. ; 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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"This touching, funny, illuminating memoir deserves a much wider audience." -- Kate Figes Guardian "The magic of Marjane Satrapi's work is that it can condense a whole country's tragedy into one Read more...

 
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