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Embroideries (Signed First Edition)

Marjane Satrapi

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ISBN 10: 0375423052 / ISBN 13: 9780375423055
Published by Pantheon, 2005
New Condition: New Hardcover
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New York: Pantheon [2005]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. Very fine/very fine in all respects. A pristine unread copy (No marks, no smells, etc.) SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. Satrapi follows her acclaimed memoirs Persepolis series with some tales her grandmother, mother, aunts, and their friends told her about sex and men--stories that are frank, funny, and occasionally sad. You cannot find a better copy. Bookseller Inventory # ha6

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Title: Embroideries (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Pantheon

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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From the best-selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane’s tough-talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors for an afternoon of tea drinking and talking. Naturally, the subject turns to love, sex and the vagaries of men.

As the afternoon progresses, these vibrant women share their secrets, their regrets and their often outrageous stories about, among other things, how to fake one’s virginity, how to escape an arranged marriage, how to enjoy the miracles of plastic surgery and how to delight in being a mistress. By turns revealing and hilarious, these are stories about the lengths to which some women will go to find a man, keep a man or, most importantly, keep up appearances.

Full of surprises, this introduction to the private lives of some fascinating women, whose life stories and lovers and will strike us as at once deeply familiar and profoundly different from our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of women everywhere–and to teach us all a thing or two.

About the Author:

Marjane Satrapi was born in 1969 in Rasht, Iran, and currently lives in Paris. She has written several children’s books and her commentary and comics appear in newspapers and magazines around the world, including The New York Times and The New Yorker. She is also the author of the internationally best-selling and award-winning comic book autobiography in two parts, Persepolis and Persepolis 2.

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