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ISBN-10: 1419746901
ISBN-13: 9781419746901
Publisher: Abrams Comicarts
Publish Date: 09/08/2020
Dimensions: 9.10" L, 6.20" W, 1.10" H

Guantanamo Voices: True Accounts from the World’s Most Infamous Prison

Illustrator: Various
Introduction by: Omar El Akkad

Hardcover

Price: $24.99

Overview

An anthology of illustrated narratives about the prison and the lives it changed forever

In January 2002, the United States sent a group of Muslim men they suspected of terrorism to a prison in Guantánamo Bay. They were the first of roughly 780 prisoners who would be held there–and 40 inmates still remain. Eighteen years later, very few of them have been ever charged with a crime.
In Guantánamo Voices, journalist Sarah Mirk and her team of diverse, talented graphic novel artists tell the stories of ten people whose lives have been shaped and affected by the prison, including former prisoners, lawyers, social workers, and service members. This collection of illustrated interviews explores the history of Guantánamo and the world post-9/11, presenting this complicated partisan issue through a new lens.

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"...the warm color palette designed by Kazimir Lee unifies the collection while helping the heavy subject matter stay measurably more approachable. This anthology disturbs and illuminates in equal measure."– "Publishers Weekly"
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Details

ISBN-10: 1419746901
ISBN-13: 9781419746901
Publisher: Abrams Comicarts
Publish Date: 09/08/2020
Dimensions: 9.10" L, 6.20" W, 1.10" H
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