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    DescriptionHere, 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 life 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 homecoming--both sweet 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. Edgy, searingly observant, and candid, often heartbreaking but threaded throughout with raw humor and hard-earned wisdom--"Persepolis" is a stunning work from one of the most highly regarded, singularly talented graphic artists at work today.


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    Title
    The Complete Persepolis
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marjane Satrapi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 341
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780375714832
    ISBN 10: 0375714839
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11600
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    DC22: B
    Libri: ENGM1075
    BISAC V2.8: BIO022000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Libri: ENGM1080
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: COMI3525
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: GPH
    DC21: 955.0542092
    B&T Approval Code: A13461000
    Libri: FRAU1015
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    Libri: IRAN5000, PERS2042
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 955.05/42092
    LC classification: PN6747.S245 P4713 2007
    BISAC V2.8: CGN007000
    BISAC region code: 2.2.2.0.0.0.0
    Libri: GRAP3000
    Thema V1.0: DNC, DNB, JBSF1
    Edition statement
    Trade Paperback.
    Illustrations note
    B&W DRAWINGS THROUGHOUT
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    03 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Marjane Satrapi was born in Rasht, Iran. She now lives in Paris, where she is a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers throughout the world, including "The New Yorker, "and "The New York Times." She is the author of "Embroideries, Chicken with Plums, "and several children's books. She cowrote and codirected the animated feature film version of "Persepolis."
    Review quote
    "A memoir of growing up as a girl in revolutionary Iran, "Persepolis" provides a unique glimpse into a nearly unknown and unreachable way of life... That Satrapi chose to tell her remarkable story as a gorgeous comic book makes it totally unique and indispensable." --"Time"