Tells the story of Marjane Satrapi's life in Tehran from the ages of six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. This book paints a portrait of daily life in Iran and of the contradictions between home life and public life.
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The extraordinary story of four courageous women who helped form the Italian Resistance during the Second World WarIn the late summer of 1943, when Italy changed sides in the War and the Germans, now their enemies, occupied the north of the country, an Italian Resistance was born.