Palestine

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Product Details

Price
$24.99  $23.24
Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
7.1 X 10.5 X 0.9 inches | 2.08 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781560974321

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About the Author

Joe Sacco lives in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of many acclaimed graphic novels, including Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde, But I Like It, Notes from a Defeatist, The Fixer, War's End, and Footnotes in Gaza.
Edward W. Said, was a renowned cultural and literary critic, born in Jerusalem, Palestine, and was educated there, in Egypt, and in the United States. His books include Orientalism, The Question of Palestine, Covering Islam, Culture and Imperialism, and The Politics of Dispossession.

Reviews

Sacco uses the comic book format to its fullest extent, creating bold perspectives that any photojournalist would envy.-- "Utne Reader"
Sacco is a pioneer.-- "Journal of Palestinian Studies"
Based on his research, interviews, and personal experiences in Palastinian Occupied Territories in 1991 and 92, [Palestine] takes you there and gives you a first-hand account of the atrocities and suffering in the conflict with Israel. He gives you a close up visual rendering of the physical and emotional conditions of the people, who struggle daily for survival... Sacco has rendered the terrible conditions of life into a compelling and sympathetic artistic documentary. It is sad, but most good stories are sad... What's better, his drawing is detailed and realistic, very approachable and interesting.-- "American in Auckland"