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Footnotes In Gaza

Authors: Joe Sacco

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Categories: Drama, Journalism / Non-Fiction

ISBN: 978-0-224-07109-3

Lending Period: 7 days


Rafah, a town at the bottommost tip of the Gaza Strip, has long
been a notorious flashpoint in the bitter Middle East conflict.
Buried deep in the archives is one bloody incident, in 1956,
that left 111 Palestinians shot dead by Israeli soldiers.
Seemingly a footnote to a long history of killing, that day in
Rafahcold-blooded massacre or dreadful mistakereveals the
competing truths that have come to define an intractable war. In
a quest to get to the heart of what happened, Joe Sacco immerses
himself in the daily life of Rafah and the neighboring town of
Khan Younis, uncovering Gaza past and present. As in Palestine
and Safe Area Gorade, his unique visual journalism renders a
contested landscape in brilliant, meticulous detail. Spanning
fifty years, moving fluidly between one war and the next,
Footnotes in GazaSacco's most ambitious work to datetransforms a
critical conflict of our age into intimate and immediate

Availability: Available (Not Available for Children)

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