Persepolis 2

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0375714669
Format: PDF
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The great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists continues her description of growing up in Tehran, a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life, in a memoir told in the form of a graphic novel. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Embroideries

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407016792
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From the bestselling author of Persepolis comes this humorous and enlightening look at the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane's tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbours for an afternoon of tea-drinking and talk. Naturally, the subject turns to loves, sex and vagaries of men...

Monsters Are Afraid of the Moon

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1582347441
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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When Marie brings the moon into her bedroom, it scares away the monsters who have tormented her but also causes problems which only the village cats can help solve.

The Complete Persepolis

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon Books
ISBN: 9780375714832
Format: PDF, Docs
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Collects a groundbreaking two-part graphic memoir, in which the great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran, a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life. Original. 50,000 first printing.

The Sigh

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Archaia
ISBN: 9781936393466
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From the author of Persepolis, comes this illustrated fairy tale. Rose is one of three daughters of a rich merchant who always brings gifts for his girls from the market. One day Rose asks for the seed of a blue bean, but he fails to find one for her. She lets out a sigh in resignation, and her sigh attracts the Sigh, a mysterious being that brings the seed she desired to the merchant. But every debt has to be paid, and every gift has a price, and the Sigh returns a year later to take the merchant's daughter to a secret and distant palace.

Persepolis I II

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407070754
Format: PDF
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CHOSEN BY EMMA WATSON FOR 'OUR SHARED SHELF' FEMINIST BOOK CLUB The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return The intelligent and outspoken child of radical Marxists, and the great-grandaughter of Iran's last emperor, Satrapi 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. This is a beautiful and intimate story full of tragedy and humour - raw, honest and incredibly illuminating.

How to Breathe Underwater

Author: Julie Orringer
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307426297
Format: PDF, Docs
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A New York Times notable book and winner of The Northern California Book Award for Best Short Fiction, these nine brave, wise, and spellbinding stories make up this debut. In "When She is Old and I Am Famous" a young woman confronts the inscrutable power of her cousin's beauty. In "Note to Sixth-Grade Self" a band of popular girls exert their social power over an awkward outcast. In "Isabel Fish" fourteen-year-old Maddy learns to scuba dive in order to mend her family after a terrible accident. Alive with the victories, humiliations, and tragedies of youth, How to Breathe Underwater illuminates this powerful territory with striking grace and intelligence. "These stories are without exception clear-eyed, compaassionate and deeply moving.... Even her most bitter characters have a gift, the sharp wit of envy. This, Orringer's first book, is breathtakingly good, truly felt and beautifully delivered."—The Guardian

Persepolis 2 The Story of a Return

Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606142793
Format: PDF, Docs
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Fourteen-year-old Marjane leaves Tehran in 1984 to attend high school in Vienna, only to return four years later having found the prejudice and distance from her family too painful to bear.

Author: Craig Thompson
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0375424148
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A graphic tale by the author of Blankets follows the relationship between two refugee child slaves who are thrown together by circumstance and who struggle to make a place for themselves in a world fueled by fear and vice, in a visual parable that touches on themes of cultural divisions and the shared heritage of Christianity and Islam.