Persepolis

The Story of a Childhood

by Marjane Satrapi

Paperback, 153 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $13.95 | purchase

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Persepolis
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The Story of a Childhood
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Marjane Satrapi

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Book Summary

The great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran in a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contraditions between public and private life.