The Complete Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi created an intriguing graphic novel/memoir of being a young adult during the Iranian Revolution(s). What a fine research aid for the complementary subplot in my current work–a way to remember that in no country are the people a monolithic bunch. Satrapi’s family members demonstrate some different perspectives on the issues of their days. Definitely worth a look, especially in light of the ongoing changes across the Middle East this year.

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About sidney woods

After a couple of practice novels, I'm now engrossed in an effort to create my first YA story, set in the tumultuous year of 1980. The best of YA stories fit my passion for reading that's worth something, so I think about those stories 'out loud' here.

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