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A game for swallows : to die, to leave, to return

Author: Zeina Abirached; Edward Gauvin
Publisher: Minneapolis : Graphic Universe, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Living in the midst of civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, Zeina and her brother face an evening of apprehension when their parents do not return from a visit to the other side of the city.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Young adult nonfiction
Autobiographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
History
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Autobiographies
Named Person: Zeina Abirached; Zeina Abirached; Zeina Abirached
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zeina Abirached; Edward Gauvin
ISBN: 9780761385684 0761385681 9781575059419 157505941X
OCLC Number: 754908714
Language Note: Translated from the Lebanese.
Notes: Translation of: Le jeau des hirondelles.
Awards: Batchelder Honor Book, 2013
Middle East Book Award Honorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2013
Description: 188 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Jeu des hirondelles.
Responsibility: Zeina Abirached ; art by Zeina Abirached ; translation by Edward Gauvin.

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Living in the midst of civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, Zeina and her brother face an evening of apprehension when their parents do not return from a visit to the other side of the city.

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