chicken with plums novel
[Satrapi’s] is a voice calling out to the rest of us, reminding us to embrace this child’s fervent desire that human dignity reign supreme.” ––Los Angeles Times“Cause for celebration . Now she turns that same keen eye and ear to the heartrending story of her great-uncle, a celebrated Iranian musician who gave up his life for music and love.We are in Tehran in 1958, and Nasser Ali Khan, one of Iran?s most revered tar players, discovers that his beloved instrument is irreparably damaged. In despair, he takes to his bed, renouncing the world and all its pleasures, closing the door on the demands and love of his wife and his four children. N° de réf. 1st American edition. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. I really enjoy her stories and she tells them with lots of honesty and insight. First edition. du vendeur 038279. "Embroideries "generates a flavorful mix of perspectives with engaging, fully fleshed-out characters." Etat de la jaquette : New. | Contacter le vendeur Vendeur : An interesting read. NOT an ex library book. First Edition. . 16. He takes to his bed, renouncing the world and all of its pleasures. In Chicken With Plums, through characters and events, Satrapi gives us the whole elephant. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good. Oct 2006 Pantheon hardcover stated 1st American edition implicit 1st printing in illustrated boards, flatsigned by the author on the title page under her printed name. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. I enjoyed the film, but felt I didn't really understand it, or what it was really all about, so thought maybe the book would explain things. Mint new copy of 1st. As the novel progresses, Satrapi's drawings become more expressive and surreal, adding more decorative touches. This is the tragedy of her great-uncle Nasser Ali Khan, the celebrated musician of Iran, who decides that life is not worth living after his guitar gets broken and starves himself to death in eight days. World of Books Inc du vendeur 21345. This item cannot be shipped to your selected delivery location. Hardbound. WorldofBooks . Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, 2006.First Edition, First Printing. N° de réf. Hardcover. . Moderate shelf wear. "Chicken with Plums" is based on the true story of Satrapi's great-uncle, Nasser Ali, a famous Iranian musician, whose Tar is destroyed by his wife. Etat : GOOD. As the novel progresses, Satrapi's drawings become more expressive and surreal, adding more decorative touches. N° de réf. A cranky old man has taken to bed to die. (Goring-By-Sea, WS, Royaume-Uni), Description de l'article : Random House USA Inc, United States, New York, 2006.

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