A-Z Wednesday

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The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Paperback; 352 pages
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Language: English

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.

My review can be found here.


Bev Hankins said…
Sounds like a good one...although I'm not much for political books.

Here's my "S": http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2010/12/z-wednesday-letter-s.html
This one does sound intriguing...it sounds like you enjoyed it.

Here's mine:


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