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Guantánamo Kid : the true story of Mohammed El-Gharani

Author: Jérôme Tubiana; Alexandre Franc; Edward Gauvin
Publisher: London : SelfMadeHero, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Saudi Arabia offers few prospects for the bright young Mohammed El-Gharani. With roots in Chad, Mohammed is treated like a second-class citizen. His access to healthcare and education are restricted; nor can he make the most of his entrepreneurial spirit. At the age of 14, having scraped together some money as a street trader, Mohammed seizes an opportunity to study in Pakistan. One Friday in Karachi, Mohammed is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Biographical comic books, strips, etc
Nonfiction comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Mohammed El-Gharani
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jérôme Tubiana; Alexandre Franc; Edward Gauvin
ISBN: 9781910593660 1910593664
OCLC Number: 1048124118
Language Note: In English, translated from the French.
Notes: Translation of: Guantánamo kid : l'histoire vraie de Mohamed El-Gorani .
"This book is endorsed by Amnesty International"--Cover.
Description: 168 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Guantánamo Kid.
True story of Mohammed El-Gharani
Responsibility: written by Jérôme Tubiana ; illustrated by Alexandre Franc ; English text by Jérôme Tubiana and Edward Gauvin.

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First published in French by Dargaud in 2018.  Read more...

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