A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return: Expanded Edition (Paperback)

A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return: Expanded Edition By Zeina Abirached, Zeina Abirached (Illustrator) Cover Image

A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return: Expanded Edition (Paperback)

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This expanded edition of A Game for Swallows features a new, illustrated afterword, as Abirached reflects on the meaning of her memoir's title, the graffiti that inspired it, and the future of Beirut.

The city of Beirut is cut in two, separated by bricks and sandbags and threatened by snipers and shelling. East Beirut is for Christians, and West Beirut is for Muslims. When Zeina's parents don't return one afternoon, the neighbors in her apartment house create a world indoors for Zeina and her brother, sharing cooking lessons, games, and gossip. Together they try to make it through the day in the one place they hoped would always be safe--home.

Product Details ISBN: 9781728446134
ISBN-10: 1728446139
Publisher: Graphic Universe (Tm)
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2022
Pages: 224
Language: English