Embroideries

Embroideries

Graphic Novel - 2005
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A gloriously entertaining and revealing comic-book look into the sex lives of women. When a group of women gather for an afternoon of tea-drinking and talking, the conversation naturally turns to love, sex, and the vagaries of Iranian men. As the day progresses, these vibrant women share secrets, confessions and sadness and regret, and, above all, outrageous tales.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2005.
ISBN: 9780375423055
0375423052
Branch Call Number: 306.7082 SAT
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 20 cm.

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JudithE
Dec 17, 2016

Amazing book. Very hard to put down once started! These women's lives are not easy, but they are tough and interesting people.

Cynthia_N Nov 20, 2015

Funny book!! I was quite surprised by some of the topics covered by these women. Quick read!

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mouver
May 03, 2013

A quick read, but none the less very enjoyable. I highly recommend to anyone wanting a good, but less traditional read.

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sylas
Aug 08, 2012

Another good time from Satrapi!

wilstyles Jan 04, 2012

What do Iranian women talk about behind closed doors and away from men? Find out! Satrapi's story telling through graphic novels is wonderful.

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ll_mademoiselle
Jan 28, 2010

Love all of Marjane Satrapi's graphic novels. Was introduced to her by the movie Persepolis - go see it if you haven't already!

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ryner
Jul 07, 2008

In this slim volume, Marjane Satrapi gives us a peek into intimate conversations among Iranian women today. Her poignant drawings illustrate that, despite having to dress and conduct themselves conservatively outside the home, these women gossip and discuss sex in humorous, frank, and occasionally crude language with the best of them. Great fun!

Satrapi's Persepolis books are also wonderful.

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marishkajuko
Sep 18, 2011

marishkajuko thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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