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Zahra's paradise

Author: Amir.; Khalil.
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : 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: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc. Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amir.; Khalil.
ISBN: 9781596436428 1596436425
OCLC Number: 692291009
Description: 255 p. : chiefly ill. ; 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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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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