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Palestine (Paperback)

Author:  Joe Sacco Illustrator:  Joe Sacco Introduction:  Edward W. Said
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 156097432X
ISBN-13: 9781560974321
Sku: 30756557
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10.5H x 7.25L x 0.75T
Pages:  285
Age Range:  NA
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Based on years of research and extended visits to the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the early 1990s (Sacco conducted over 100 interviews with Palestinians and Jews), Palestine is the first major comics work of political nonfiction by Sacco, who has often been called the first comic book journalist and single-handedly pioneered the medium to universal acclaim. This new edition of Palestine also features a lengthy introduction by the outspoken political essayist and historian Edward Said (Peace and Its Discontents and The Question of Palestine), one of the world's most respected authorities on the Middle Eastern Conflict.
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Uses a comic book format to shed light on the complex and emotionally-charged situation of Palestian Arabs, exploring the lives of Israeli soldiers, Palestian refugees, and children in the Occupied Territories.

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New York Times Book Review
"[A] brilliant, excruciating [book] of war reportage....Sacco draws broadly and boldly. We take in his characters right away: their features and expressions are easy to read; each body has its weight, line and style of moving. (Or of sitting still.) He works in black and white, the main tradition for political cartoons." - Margo Jefferson 09/01/2002
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0285
Product attributePublisher:   Fantagraphics Books
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