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And I could not or the life of me put it down I started reading it in the morning and did not put it down before England in America, 1580-1652 finishing it that very evening after one long uninterrupted sitting My what a masterpieceThe storyollows Anna the daughter of an American expat in Cairo who works Battle Scars: A Story of War and All That Follows for a multinational oil company Anna s mother is sufferingrom Stage 4 cancer a terribly difficult time The Economics Of Business Enterprise for young Anna whose only real comfort can beound through her best Comparative Contract Law, Second Edition friend Layla the daughter of the building s caretaker A most beautiful and ultimately unusualriendship given the differences in class race and culture By the time Anna must leave Cairo Breakfast with Anglo for college in the US her mom has already passed and she has developed aear of inheriting the breast cancer gene herselfYears pass and the Egyptian revolution breaks out At this point Layla is a med student already dealing with the complexities of classism at Cairo University s med school She volunteers One Big Damn Puzzler for the makeshift clinics tending to the protestors wounded by the regime s heavy handed response Anna still in touch with her childhoodriend is compelled to return to Cairo and try to help the cause Anna sees people actively sacrificing their bodies Landscapes of Communism for a greater cause while she is considering obliterating part of her own body as a preventative measure against getting breast canceror which she discovers she does in NORJAK fact have the gene And that doesn t even cover half of it The story through Anna and Layla sriendship and through the relationship each one has with their own amily and society at large all against the backdrop of the Egyptian revolution becomes an examination of cultural differences as well as cultural intersectionality It s a book about hope and sacrifice and the effects of capitalism not just on societies but also on modern medicine and the environment Such a complex work that somehow ends up becoming nothing less of a piercing examination of life itself in the 21st centuryA truly groundbreaking masterpiece that should be reuired reading or every human being aliveA note on the art The art may come off as deceivingly weak but upon a close reading one The Outside finds that the art actually does a superb job at communicating all the emotional complexities inherent in the story and as such it becomes difficult to deem the art as anything but effective Which indeed makes it powerfulBravo and thanks to all the creators involved True unsung masters of the graphic novel medium. VerTheirst book in a new series Lissa brings anthropological research to life in comic Loving James (Surviving Elite High, form combining scholarly insights and accessible visually rich storytelling tooster greater understanding of global politics ineualities and solidarity.
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 Bedford Square (Charlotte Thomas Pitt, 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 Uponirst read of LISSA I m I See Rude People 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 shoutrom my little soapbox This is a must read I love that I HVAC Design Sourcebook finally had a chance to savor it particularly during Ramadan and I think it will strike people of allaiths and of a variety of circumstances deeply Modern cultural research based critical peer reviewed creative and cross disciplinary A great example of collaboration across disciplines especially with the graffiti artist Ganzeer It doesn t talk down judge or tip toe around the tensions between healthcare government and Islam in Egypt Upon Melvin Menchers News Reporting and Writing first glance LISSA comes off as the sort of book that I would not at all be interested in For one the art style isn t the type that typically attracts me because it is the sort of style that one would generally associate with books geared to a much younger audience Secondly the book uponirst glance seems to deal with the Egyptian revolution in some The Far Dawn (The Atlanteans, fashion This isn t in itself a bad thing but because the Egyptian revolution is too grand and important a topic Iind that most graphic novels that have dealt with it in the past have done so rather poorly Understandable given the weight of the subject matter which demands uite a lot rom anyone attempting to tackle it Thirdly the book is published by the University of Toronto Press a publisher of academic books Since graphic novels aren t exactly their specialty I suppose there is the tendency rom the average comix reader to assume that these people couldn t possibly know the Bare It All (Love Undercover, first thing about publishing a uality graphic novel and would very likely produce something that is uite subpar Fourthly I had never heard of any of the creators responsibleor producing the book and so assumed they probably wouldn t know the Bare It All (Love Undercover, first thing about creating a graphic novel eitherI must say I was wrong an all accounts I started reading the book. 'samily is An Elusive Victorian faced with a difficult decision about kidney transplantation Theirriendship is put to the test when these medical crises reveal stark differences in their perspectivesuntil revolutionary unrest in Egypt changes their lives ore.
The jacket lap touts this as the Staging Tourism first book in a new series that realizes ethnographic research in graphic novelorm Sounds potentially boring I know but it s actually pretty cool Anna and Layla strike up an unlikely The Last Imaginary Place friendship as young girls in Cairo When Anna s mother dies of cancer she isorced to return to the US to live though the two Not Just Roommates friends promise to stay in touch In later years eachaces a medical crisis Anna the choice of preventive surgery to decrease her chances of sharing her mother s Cassidy Harte and the Comeback Kid (Outlaw Hartes, fate and Layla herather s kidney Jean-Paul Sartre failure and refusal to consider a transplant and theirriendship is put to the test due to stark differences in their perspective And then in 2011 revolutionary unrest in Egypt changes their lives Vintage Games forever The best approach I think with this graphic novel is to ignore all the academicoofaraw Don t read the jacket Zamba flaps Don t read the text about the ethnoGRAPHIC imprint Don t read the Afterword and the Appendices Just read the story Try not to go into it with a bunch ofears and expectations You ll appreciate the story Trust me Yeah the art is crude but serviceable But it s still a good story All the academic stuff is best appreciated afterward There is a lot of it We re talking Criterion Collection levels of extras here My The Erotic Motive in Literature favorite bits are probably the discussion of the storytelling which point out some of the subtler aspects of the artwork and the way in which the story was broken down If this book is a typical example I m lookingorward to the rest of the series Recommended As a reader this is a moving and beautifully constructed comic bridging two cultures medical traumas and revolution itself As a scholarteacher this is exactly the sort of work I believe we need in graphic medicine or other graphic disciplines The story can be approached by anyone but it also can be pulled apart and discussed in depth The Detour from any number of points of entry In particular the illustrations about genetic testing and patents are lesson in themselves The authors also provide commentary interviews explorations of how and why they chose the comic medium discussion uestions and enoughurther reading suggestions that a short undergrad course could be built on them alone With Lissa the creators have set a new standard The Crime Trade (Tina Boyd for academically oriented comics 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. As young girls in Cairo Anna and Layla strike up an unlikelyriendship that crosses class cultural and religious divides Years later Anna learns that she may carry the hereditary cancer gene responsible or her mother's death Meanwhile Layla.