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Book Cover Persepolis

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

by Marjane Satrapi

Format: print

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Publisher’s Description
Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France…Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen… Read more…