Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood - Pantheon Graphic Library - Marjane Satrapi - Livros - Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - 9780375714573 - 1 de junho de 2004
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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood - Pantheon Graphic Library First edition

Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood - Pantheon Graphic Library First edition

A New York Times Notable Book
A Time Magazine ?Best Comix of the Year?
A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-seller

Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi?s 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.

Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life. Marjane?s child?s-eye view of dethroned emperors, state-sanctioned whippings, and heroes of the revolution allows us to learn as she does the history of this fascinating country and of her own extraordinary family. Intensely personal, profoundly political, and wholly original, Persepolis is at once a story of growing up and a reminder of the human cost of war and political repression. It shows how we carry on, with laughter and tears, in the face of absurdity. And, finally, it introduces us to an irresistible little girl with whom we cannot help but fall in love.

160 pages

Mídia Livros     Paperback Book   (Livro de capa flexível e brochura)
Lançado 1 de junho de 2004
ISBN13 9780375714573
Editoras Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Páginas 160
Dimensões 154 × 226 × 15 mm   ·   300 g
Idioma English  

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