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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: CAN EVFIC ABO2012
Title: Aya: Life in Yop City
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Personal name: Abouet, Marguerite (writer) and Oubrerie, Clément (illustrator)
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010191 checked in 2019-09-28 13:59:11

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Everyday Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9781770460829
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Drawn & Quarterly
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2012
Other physical details: Softcover
Summary, etc. note: Ivory Coast, 1978. It's a golden time, and the nation, too - an oasis of affluence and stability in West Africa - seems fueled by something wondrous. Aya is loosely based upon Marguerite Abouet's youth in Yop City. It is the story of the studious and clear-sighted nineteen-year-old Aya, her easygoing friends Adjoua and Bintou, and their meddling relatives and neighbors. It's a wryly funny, breezy account of the simple pleasures and private troubles of everyday life in Yop City.
Expansion of summary note: Ivory Coast, Africa, BIPOC, people of colour, French Colonialism, black comics, Narrative, own voices, coming of age
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: May 2019
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