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“…this b&w graphic memoir of growing up in Lebanon during that country’s civil war invites comparison to Persepolis.”
—Publishers Weekly

I Remember Beirut

Written by Zeina Abirached
Published by Graphic Universe

Abirached was born in Lebanon in 1981. She grew up in Beirut as fighting between Christians and Muslims divided the city streets. Follow her past cars riddled with bullet holes, into taxi cabs that travel where buses refuse to go, and on outings to collect shrapnel from the sidewalk.

With striking black-and-white artwork, Abirached recalls the details of ordinary life inside a war zone.

Primary ISBN: 9781467744584
Available As: Paperback, eBook
Graphic Memoir, Age 13 or older

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Themes:

Setting: Lebanon

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: In Home Country

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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