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The Complete Persepolis
This is the tale of Marjane Satrapi growing up during the extremist Islamic revolution in Iran during the 1970s/1980s, her move to Austria in early adolescence, and her time moving back to Iran, before finally settling in Europe again as a young woman.
PersepolisIn graphic novel format, the author describes her youth in revolutionary Iran. From the overthrow of the Shah to the establishment of the new regime, she witnesses heartbreak and struggle as life changes in her country.
- Alex Awards 2004
- ISBN: 9780375422300
Persepolis 2: The story of a return
Tehran is 2500 miles from Vienna but to Marjane it feels like 2500 light-years away.
- Realistic Fiction
- I'm New Here Myself
- Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults 2013
- ISBN: 9780375714665
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
This is a beautiful, inspirational memoir of a young girl growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. She is lucky in that she has parents that support her independence and education; many others are not so lucky.