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Palestine (Excerpts)

Joe Sacco is a comic-strip artist and journalist. His comic book Palestine (series Fantagraphics Books 1993–1996; collected volume 2001), about his time in occupied Palestine, won an American Book Award in 1996, and its sequel, the graphic novel Footnotes in Gaza (Metropolitan Books, 2009) won the Ridenhour Book Prize in 2010. Sacco has also contributed graphic journalism pieces to magazines such as Details, Time, and Harper’s.

Joe Sacco

I wrote and drew Palestine after spending two months in the Occupied Territories […] in the winter of 1991–1992.


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