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The Resource The Arab of the future, Vol. 2, A childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985), Riad Sattouf ; translated by Sam Taylor

The Arab of the future, Vol. 2, A childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985), Riad Sattouf ; translated by Sam Taylor

Label
The Arab of the future, Vol. 2, A childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985)
Title
The Arab of the future
Title number
Vol. 2
Title part
A childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985)
Statement of responsibility
Riad Sattouf ; translated by Sam Taylor
Title variation
Childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985)
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Riad has settled in his fathers hometown of Horms, gets to go to school, where he dedicates himself to becoming a true Syrian in the country of the dictator Hafez Al-Assad. Told simply yet with devastating effect, Riads story takes in the sweep of politics, religion, and poverty, but is steered by acutely observed small moments: the daily sadism of his schoolteacher, the lure of the black market, with its menu of shame and subsistence, and the obsequiousness of his father in the company of those close to the regime. As family strains to fit in, one chilling, barbaric act drives the Sattoufs to make the most dramatic of changes
Member of
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/auhor
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AZZPT
Dewey number
741.5/69092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Series statement
The Arab of the future ; v. 2
Label
The Arab of the future, Vol. 2, A childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985), Riad Sattouf ; translated by Sam Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn953161572
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
154 pages
Isbn
9781627793513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953161572
Label
The Arab of the future, Vol. 2, A childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985), Riad Sattouf ; translated by Sam Taylor
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn953161572
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
154 pages
Isbn
9781627793513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953161572

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