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    Description"Sacco brings the conflict down to the most human level, allowing us to imagine our way inside it, to make the desperation he discovers, in some small way, our own."--"Los Angeles Times "Rafah, a town at the bottommost tip of the Gaza Strip, has long been a notorious flashpoint in the bitter Middle East conflict. Buried deep in the archives is one bloody incident, in 1956, that left 111 Palestinians shot dead by Israeli soldiers. Seemingly a footnote to a long history of killing, that day in Rafah--cold-blooded massacre or dreadful mistake--reveals the competing truths that have come to define an intractable war. In a quest to get to the heart of what happened, Joe Sacco immerses himself in the daily life of Rafah and the neighboring town of Khan Younis, uncovering Gaza past and present. As in "Palestine" and "Safe Area Goražde," his unique visual journalism renders a contested landscape in brilliant, meticulous detail. Spanning fifty years, moving fluidly between one war and the next, "Footnotes in Gaza"--Sacco's most ambitious work to date--transforms a critical conflict of our age into intimate and immediate experience.


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    Title
    Footnotes in Gaza
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joe Sacco
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 418
    Width: 196 mm
    Height: 262 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,021 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780805092776
    ISBN 10: 0805092773
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: GV
    BIC E4L: GRA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    DC21: 956.04
    Libri: ENGM1080
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    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    DC22: 956.04
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F3.3
    Libri: COMI3525
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: GPH
    B&T General Subject: 400
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1950
    B&T Approval Code: A02000000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 58
    B&T Approval Code: A15301000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: FXZ
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    BISAC V2.8: CGN007000
    LC subject heading: , , , , , , , ,
    LC classification: DS119.7 .S29 2010
    Libri: GRAP3000
    Thema V1.0: NHG, XQA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FB
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Henry Holt & Company Inc
    Imprint name
    Metropolitan Books (imprint of Henry Holt & Company)
    Publication date
    12 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Joe Sacco, one of the world's foremost cartoonists, is the author of, among other books, "Palestine," which received the American Book Award, and "Safe Area Goražde," which won the Eisner Award and was named "Time" magazine's best comic book of 2000. His books have been translated into fourteen languages and his comics reporting has appeared in "Details," "The New York Times Magazine," "Time," and "Harper's." He lives in Portland, Oregon.