Bordados (Embroideries)

Bordados (Embroideries)

by Marjane Satrapi
     
 

What do women hide beneath the veil? While the men rest in the afternoon, a group of women gather to vent and gossip, share intimate secrets, laughter and tears. . Based on her grandmother's stories, Satrapi's Bordados is a sharp assault on stereotypes about Middle Eastern women and on the culture that oppresses them, as well as a hilarious and heart-wrenching…  See more details below

Overview

What do women hide beneath the veil? While the men rest in the afternoon, a group of women gather to vent and gossip, share intimate secrets, laughter and tears. . Based on her grandmother's stories, Satrapi's Bordados is a sharp assault on stereotypes about Middle Eastern women and on the culture that oppresses them, as well as a hilarious and heart-wrenching testament to these women's day-to-day survival.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594970931
Publisher:
Public Square Books
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Single Volume Series
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

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