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Poppies of Iraq is Brigitte Findakly's nuanced chronicle of her relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, the acclaimed cartoonist Lewis Trondheim.

In spare and elegant detail, they share memories of her middle class childhood touching on cultural practices, the education system, Saddam Hussein's state control, and her family's history as Orthodox Christians in the arab world.

Poppies of Iraq is intimate and wide-ranging; the story of how one can become separated from one's homeland and still feel intimately connected yet ultimately estranged.

Author/Artist: Brigitte Findakly / Lewis Trondheim
Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
Page Count: 112pp
Size: 6 x 8
Notes: hardcover, color
Date of Publication: September 5, 2017
ISBN: 978-1683960362