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Summary Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy Summary á 108 Characters ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Sherine Hamdy VerThe first book in a new series Lissa brings anthropological research to life in comic form combining scholarly insights and accessible visually rich storytelling to foster greater understanding of global politics ineualities and solidarity it s a very interesting very unexpected graphic novel about medical decision making set during the egyptian revolution i just think it could have gone a bit deeper re the medical decision making stuff as sherine hamdy is an academic and this is her area

Summary Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy

Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy

Summary Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy Summary á 108 Characters ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Sherine Hamdy As young girls in Cairo Anna and Layla strike up an unlikely friendship that crosses class cultural and religious divides Years later Anna learns that she may carry the hereditary cancer gene responsible for her mother's death Meanwhile Layla Using a graphic medium to study ethnography a pretty brilliant idea Lissa is the first of a series called ethnoGRAPHIC published by the University of TorontoThe story follows two girls throughout their teenage years and early adulthood one an Egyptian Muslim daughter of a chaffeur the other an American expat between their intersecting lives in Cairo Egypt and Boston USA Written with the specific purpose of ethnographic and anthropological education each of the young women face medical challenges and decisions in their families The reader gets an overview of the culture and politics of organ transplantation in Egypt treatment and support systems for previvors and preventative cancer screening in the US the cultural uestions of how a person reacts when they receive medical news and the belief system around medical interventions to preserve or prolong life Placed in 2011 with the backdrop of the Tahrir Suare uprising it seemed like the writers were trying to do a little too much in this story The passage of time and perspective shift was not always clear between panels Hamdy s research appears to focus on organ transplantation in Egypt and possibly other areas in the Middle East and That was fascinating and the story would have been stronger had it focused on a specific topic rather than introducing too many Krismis van Map Jacobs of a series called ethnoGRAPHIC published by the University Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of TorontoThe story follows two girls throughout their teenage years and early adulthood Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche one an Egyptian Muslim daughter Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, #1) of a chaffeur the Mensa Riddles Conundrums other an American expat between their intersecting lives in Cairo Egypt and Boston USA Written with the specific purpose Julie of the Wolves of ethnographic and anthropological education each The Right Swipe of the young women face medical challenges and decisions in their families The reader gets an Touched overview Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa #2 of the culture and politics Ugly Fish of The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives organ transplantation in Egypt treatment and support systems for previvors and preventative cancer screening in the US the cultural uestions Little Gods of how a person reacts when they receive medical news and the belief system around medical interventions to preserve Der Schweizerische Robinson or prolong life Placed in 2011 with the backdrop Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of the Tahrir Suare uprising it seemed like the writers were trying to do a little too much in this story The passage The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats #1 of time and perspective shift was not always clear between panels Hamdy s research appears to focus Sylvia Pankhurst on Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts organ transplantation in Egypt and possibly Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction other areas in the Middle East and That was fascinating and the story would have been stronger had it focused The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series on a specific topic rather than introducing too many

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Summary Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy Summary á 108 Characters ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Sherine Hamdy 's family is faced with a difficult decision about kidney transplantation Their friendship is put to the test when these medical crises reveal stark differences in their perspectivesuntil revolutionary unrest in Egypt changes their lives fore This is as close to the perfect book as I have ever read I say this as someone who writes on comics religion who is doing research on comics cancer who is a convert to Islam and is a Caucasian American I know not everyone shares my demographics and my interests but if I can t praise LISSA then who can It s a daring beautiful intelligent and enriching book touching on so many urgent topics primarily the ethnography of the Arab Spring in Cairo but also cancer research preventative medicine friendship politics sexism loss patriotism etc with such skill not to mention art The collaboration between Hamdy Nye Bao Brewer and Parenteau is a wonder Upon first read of LISSA I m frankly in awe and I plan to reread it again as soon as I can regain a critical vantage pointUntil then I m going to shout from my little soapbox This is a must read I love that I finally had a chance to savor it particularly during Ramadan and I think it will strike people of all faiths and of a variety of circumstances deeply

  • Hardcover
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  • Lissa Author Sherine Hamdy
  • Sherine Hamdy
  • en
  • 03 January 2019
  • 9781487593483