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Persepolis

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Paris, France : L'Association, 2011.
Series: Collection ciboulette, vol. 53
Edition/Format:   Print book : French : 7ième édView all editions and formats
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Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Biography
Comic books, strips, etc
History
Named Person: Marjane Satrapi; Marjane Satrapi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjane Satrapi
ISBN: 9782844142405 2844142400
OCLC Number: 792736912
Description: 153 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Collection ciboulette, vol. 53
Responsibility: Marjane Satrapi.

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Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great-granddaughter of one of Iran's last emperors, Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country.

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