"A memoir of growing up as a girl in revolutionary Iran, Persepolis
provides a unique glimpse into a nearly unknown and unreachable way of life... That Satrapi chose to tell her remarkable story as a gorgeous comic book makes it totally unique and indispensable."
About the Author
Marjane Satrapi was born in Rasht, Iran. She now lives in Paris, where she is a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers throughout the world, including The New Yorker,
and The New York Times.
She is the author of Embroideries, Chicken with Plums,
and several children's books. She cowrote and codirected the animated feature film version of Persepolis.