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Algeria is beautiful like America [electronic resource].

Burton, Olivia, (author.). Grand, Mahi, (illustrator.). Gauvin, Edward, (translator.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781549300219 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1549300210 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Lion Forge Comics, 2018.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Olivia had always heard stories about Algeria from her maternal grandmother, a Black Foot (a "Pied-Noir," the French term for Christian and Jewish settlers of French Algeria who emigrated to France after the Algerian War of Independence). After her grandmother's death, Olivia found some of her grandmother's journals and letters describing her homeland. Now, ten years later, she resolves to travel to Algeria and experience the country for herself; she arrives alone, with her grandmother's postcards and letters in tow, and a single phone number in her pocket of an Algerian, Djaffar, who will act as her guide. Olivia's quest to understand her origins will bring her to face questions about heritage, history, shame, friendship, memory, nostalgia, fantasy, the nature of exile, and our unending quest to understand who we are and where we come from.|Olivia had always heard stories about Algeria from her maternal grandmother, who had emigrated to France after the Algerian War of Independence. Years after her grandmother's death, Olivia decides to travel to Algeria and experience the country for herself; she arrives alone, with only a single phone number in her pocket of an Algerian, Djaffar, who will act as her guide. Olivia's quest to understand her origins will bring her to face questions about heritage, history, shame, friendship, nostalgia, and memory.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Burton, Olivia > Travel > Comic books, strips, etc.
Burton, Olivia > Family > Comic books, strips, etc.
Pieds-Noirs > France > Comic books, strips, etc.
Pieds-Noirs > Algeria > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
Algeria > History > Revolution, 1954-1962 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Electronic books.
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.

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