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Zahra's paradise

Author: Amir; Khalil
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Set in the aftermath of Iran's fraudulent elections of 2009, Zahra's Paradise is the fictional story of the search for Mehdi, a young protestor who has vanished into an extrajudicial twilight zone. What's keeping his memory from being obliterated is not the law. It is the grit and guts of his mother, who refuses to surrender her son to fate, and the tenacity of his brother, a blogger, who fuses tradition and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political comics
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amir; Khalil
ISBN: 9781596436428 1596436425
OCLC Number: 692291009
Notes: Includes historical notes, and an In Memoriam list of names.
Description: 255 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: story by Amir & Khalil ; written by Amir ; artwork by Khalil.

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"Set in the aftermath of Iran's fraudulent elections of 2009, Zahra's Paradise is the fictional story of the search for Mehdi, a young protestor who has vanished into an extrajudicial twilight zone. What's keeping his memory from being obliterated is not the law. It is the grit and guts of his mother, who refuses to surrender her son to fate, and the tenacity of his brother, a blogger, who fuses tradition and technology to explore and explode the void in which Mehdi has vanished"--Publisher's web site.

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"Powerful...Through acerbic dialogue and black-and-white comic-book style drawings--sometimes dramatic, sometimes tongue-in-cheek--the authors set out to expose the repressive workings of the state Read more...

 
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Good, but sad

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2012-03-20) Good Permalink

Tehran, Iran , 2009 - A mom, Zahra, and her son are in search of their son/brother. Everywhere they turn they find different information, but they can't seem to get closer to finding him. They find out what could have happened to him and where he might be, but nothing else. Will they be able to find...
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