Complete Persepolis HC (2023 Pantheon Books) 20th Annivesary Edition comic books
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1st printing. Story and art by Marjane Satrapi. For the first time in hardcover, a stunning twentieth anniversary collected edition of "the most original coming-of-age story from the Middle East yet" (People), with a new introduction by the author that examines the Iranian political landscape in the context of global politics. Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her family; of her homecomingsweet and terrible; and, finally, of her self-imposed exile from her beloved homeland. It is the chronicle of a girlhood and adolescence at once outrageous and familiar, a young life entwined with the history of her country yet filled with the universal trials and joys of growing up. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 352 pages, full color. Cover price $35.00.