Embroideries (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2005. ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American paperback editionView all editions and formats
A collection of stories and anecdotes, told in the form of a graphic novel, reveals the love and sex lives of a group of women as revealed during an afternoon of conversation and tea-drinking.

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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Satrapi, Marjane, 1969-
New York, N.Y. : Pantheon Books, 2005
Online version:
Satrapi, Marjane, 1969-
New York, N.Y. : Pantheon Books, 2005
Named Person: Marjane Satrapi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjane Satrapi
ISBN: 9780375423055 0375423052 9780375714672 0375714677 9780224087407 0224087401
OCLC Number: 56419600
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Marjane Satrapi.
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From the bestselling author of Persepolis comes this humorous and enlightening look at the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane's tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother,  Read more...


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This is a book to provoke and entertain -- Peter Millar * The Times * Satrapi's drawings are sparing and highly stylised; she is able to render nuances of expression with simple, bold strokes... The Read more...

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An Entertaining Read

by JennCo (WorldCat user published 2008-10-05) Very Good Permalink

This is a work from the author of Persepolis 1 and 2. Like these two earlier works, this one is a memoir told in graphic novel form. The difference is that while in Persepolis she focused on her own childhood in Iran, in this book Satrapi focuses on the lives of the women in her family. It...
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