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#VelshiBannedBookClub: 'Persepolis' by Marjane Satrapi

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Set in the midst of the Iranian Revolution, award-winning “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi centers around Marjane and her family – first as a 10-year-old child just beginning to understand the chaos around her and then as a young adult who returns to Iran with the salient understanding that “freedom has a price”. “Persepolis” masterfully combines historical accuracy and memoir with powerful illustrations – the latest in the Velshi Banned Book Club’s exploration into the power of graphic memoirs. This book tells the story of what happens when a nation crosses an ideological, political, and cultural threshold.