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The Arab of the Future

A Graphic Memoir: a Childhood in the Middle East (1978-1984)

by Riad Sattouf and Sam Taylor

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The Arab of the Future
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A Graphic Memoir: a Childhood in the Middle East (1978-1984)
Author
Riad Sattouf and Sam Taylor

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The author recounts his nomadic childhood growing up in rural France, Gaddafi's Libya, and Assad's Syria, under the roof of his father, a Syrian Pan-Arabist, who drags his family along in his pursuit of grandiose dreams for the Arab nation.