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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: FRA AUTOBIO ABI2012
Title: A Game for Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return
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Personal name: Abirached, Zeina (authour and illustrator), Gauvin, Edward (translator)
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010901 checked in 2019-06-15 14:30:00

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Autobiographical
International Standard Book Number: 9781575059419
Edition statement: 2007 edition Cambourakis
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Graphic Universe
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2012
Extent: 188 pages
Other physical details: Softcover, text
Dimensions: 25 cm
Summary, etc. note: When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two, separated by bricks and sandbags and threatened by snipers and shelling. East Beirut is for Christians, and West Beirut is for Muslims. When Zeina's parents don't return one afternoon from a visit to the other half of the city and the bombing grows ever closer, the neighbors in her apartment house create a world indoors for Zeina and her brother where it's comfy and safe, where they can share cooking lessons and games and gossip. Together they try to make it through a dramatic day in the one place they hoped they would always be safe--home.
Expansion of summary note: Beirut, Lebanon, history, civil war 1975-1990, memoir, BIPOC, own voices, people of colour, coming of age, Muslim
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: June , 2019
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