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Author Satrapi, Marjane, 1969-

Title Persepolis 2 / Marjane Satrapi
Edition First American paperback edition
Published New York : Pantheon Books, [2004]
New York : Pantheon, 2004
©2004
©2004

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Description 187 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents The soup -- Tyrol -- Pasta -- The pill -- The vegetable -- The horse -- Hide and seek -- The croissant -- The veil -- The return -- The joke -- Skiing -- The exam -- The makeup -- The convocation -- The socks -- The wedding -- The satellite -- The end
Summary An intelligent and outspoken only child, Satrapi--the daughter of radical Marxists and the great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor--bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking 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: of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life and of the enormous toll repressive regimes exact on the individual spirit. 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 stunning reminder of the human cost of war and political repression. It shows how we carry on, through 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
Notes Sequel to: Persepolis
Translation of: Persepolis 2
This translation was originally published in hardcover in the United States by Pantheon Books, a division of Random House Inc., New York, in 2004
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Notes Translated from the French by Anjali Singh
Subject Satrapi, Marjane, 1969- -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Satrapi, Marjane, 1969- -- Childhood and youth -- Comic books, strips, etc.
War -- Psychological aspects -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Coming of age -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Islam -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- France.
Women -- Iran -- Social conditions -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc.
Documentary comic books, strips, etc.
Iranians -- 20th century -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Iran -- History -- 1979-1997 -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Iran -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Iran -- History -- 1979-1997 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Graphic novels.
Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc
History.
Comics (Graphic works)
Comics (Graphic works)
Young adult fiction
Young adult works.
Graphic novels
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Autobiographies.
Author Singh, Anjali (Translator), translator
LC no. 2003070699
ISBN 0375714669
9780375422881
0375422889
9780375714665
1415616078
9781415616079
Other Titles Persepolis 2. English
Persepolis two
Persepolis 2 : the story of a return
Persepolis two