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Baddawi

Author: Leila Abdelrazaq
Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia : Just World Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Coming-of-age story about a young boy named Ahmad struggling to find his place in the world. Raised in a refugee camp called Baddawi in northern Lebanon, Ahmad is just one of the thousands of Palestinians who fled their homeland after the war in 1948 established the state of Israel. In this visually arresting graphic novel, Leila Abdelrazaq explores her father's childhood in the 1960s and '70s from a boy's eye view  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Ahmad K Abdelrazaq
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leila Abdelrazaq
ISBN: 9781935982401 1935982400 9781935982494 1935982494
Language Note: In English.
OCLC Number: 905732162
Description: 125 pages : chiefly illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Leila Abdelrazaq.

Abstract:

Coming-of-age story about a young boy named Ahmad struggling to find his place in the world. Raised in a refugee camp called Baddawi in northern Lebanon, Ahmad is just one of the thousands of Palestinians who fled their homeland after the war in 1948 established the state of Israel. In this visually arresting graphic novel, Leila Abdelrazaq explores her father's childhood in the 1960s and '70s from a boy's eye view as he witnesses the world crumbling around him and attempts to carry on, forging his own path in the midst of terrible uncertainty.
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