9781596436428

Zahra's Paradise

  • ISBN 13:

    9781596436428

  • ISBN 10:

    1596436425

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 09/13/2011
  • Publisher: First Second

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Summary

Set in the aftermath of Iran's fraudulent elections of 2009, Zahra's Paradiseis the fictional story of the search for Mehdi, a young protestor who has vanished into an extrajudicial twilight zone. What's keeping his memory from being obliterated is not the law. It is the grit and guts of his mother, who refuses to surrender her son to fate, and the tenacity of his brother, a blogger, who fuses tradition and technology to explore and explode the void in which Mehdi has vanished. Zahra's Paradiseweaves together fiction and real people and events. As the world witnessed the aftermath of Iran's fraudulent elections, through YouTube videos, on Twitter, and in blogs, this story came into being. The global response to this gripping tale has been passionatean echo of the global outcry during the political upheaval of the summer of 2009. Zahra's Paradiseis a first on the internet, a first for graphic novels, and a first in the history of political dissidence. Zahra's Paradiseis being serialized online at zahrasparadise.com.

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