The Complete Persepolis
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The Complete Persepolis


  • Author : Marjane Satrapi
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0375714383


The Complete Persepolis Book Description :

Persepolis is the story of Marjane Satrapi's childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trails of adolescence far from her family; of her homecoming--both sweet and terrible; and, finally, of her self-imposed exile from her beloved homeland....

Persepolis 2
Score: 4
From 3,862 Ratings

Persepolis 2


  • Author : Marjane Satrapi
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375714665


Persepolis 2 Book Description :

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....

S  rie unique L3    The complete Persepolis  by Marjane Satrapi   ex  1
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

S rie unique L3 The complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi ex 1


  • Author : Marjane Satrapi
  • Publisher : Pantheon Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375714832


S rie unique L3 The complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi ex 1 Book Description :

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....

Persepolis
Score: 4
From 3,903 Ratings

Persepolis


  • Author : Marjane Satrapi
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Authors
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780099523994


Persepolis Book Description :

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....

Greetings from Bury Park  Blinded by the Light Movie Tie In
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Greetings from Bury Park Blinded by the Light Movie Tie In


  • Author : Sarfraz Manzoor
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2009-03-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307495779


Greetings from Bury Park Blinded by the Light Movie Tie In Book Description :

The inspiration for the smash Sundance hit, soon to be a major motion picture, "Blinded by the Light": The acclaimed memoir about the power of Bruce Springsteen's music on a young Pakistani boy growing up in Britain in the 1970s. Sarfraz Manzoor was two years old when, in 1974, he emigrated from Pakistan to Britain with his mother, brother, and sister. Sarfraz spent his teenage years in a constant battle, trying to reconcile being both British and Muslim, trying to fit in at school and at home. But it was when his best friend introduced him to the music of Bruce Springsteen that his life changed completely. From the age of sixteen on, after the moment he heard the harmonica and opening lines to “The River,” Springsteen became his personal muse, a...

Embroideries
Score: 3.5
From 32 Ratings

Embroideries


  • Author : Marjane Satrapi
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-07-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407016795


Embroideries Book Description :

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......

Culture as Weapon

Culture as Weapon


  • Author : Nato Thompson
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Release Date : 2017-01-17
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612195742


Culture as Weapon Book Description :

One of the country's leading activist curators explores how corporations and governments have used art and culture to mystify and manipulate us. The production of culture was once the domain of artists, but beginning in the early 1900s, the emerging fields of public relations, advertising and marketing transformed the way the powerful communicate with the rest of us. A century later, the tools are more sophisticated than ever, the onslaught more relentless. In Culture as Weapon, acclaimed curator and critic Nato Thompson reveals how institutions use art and culture to ensure profits and constrain dissent--and shows us that there are alternatives. An eye-opening account of the way advertising, media, and politics work today, Culture as Weapon offers a...

A Study Guide for Marjane Satrapi s  Persepolis  The Story of a Childhood

A Study Guide for Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis The Story of a Childhood


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410355249


A Study Guide for Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis The Story of a Childhood Book Description :

A Study Guide for Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace for all of your research needs....

My Brother s Husband  Volumes 1   2
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

My Brother s Husband Volumes 1 2


  • Author : Gengoroh Tagame
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375715198


My Brother s Husband Volumes 1 2 Book Description :

The concluding volume in the story of Yaichi, his daughter Kana, and how their meeting Mike Flanagan—Yaichi's brother-in-law—changes their lives and their perceptions of acceptance of homosexuality in their contemporary Japanese culture. As Mike continues his journey of discovery concerning Ryoji's past, Yaichi gradually comes to understand that being gay is just another way of being human. And that, in many ways, remains a radical concept in Japan even today. In the meantime, the bond between Mike and young Kana grows ever stronger, and yet he is going to have to return to Canada soon—a fact that fills them both with impending heartbreak. But not before more than a few revelations come to light....

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer


  • Author : Jacques Lob
  • Publisher : Titan Comics
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1782761330


Snowpiercer Book Description :

In a future where the outside world is encased in ice, the last humans, representing a hierarchy of lost society, travel on a train that never stops, but their relative peace is unsettled when the train's poor become disgruntled....