I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib

I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir

Malaka Gharib

nonfiction graphic novel memoir emotional lighthearted reflective fast-paced

160 pages | first published 2019


"A portrait of growing up in America, and a portrait of family, that pulls off the feat of being both intimately specific and deeply universal at the same time. I adored this book."--Jonny Sun " A] high-spirited graphical memoir . . . Gharib's wis...
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