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The Resource Waltz with Bashir : a Lebanon war story, Ari Folman, David Polonsky

Waltz with Bashir : a Lebanon war story, Ari Folman, David Polonsky

Label
Waltz with Bashir : a Lebanon war story
Title
Waltz with Bashir
Title remainder
a Lebanon war story
Statement of responsibility
Ari Folman, David Polonsky
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Beirut in September 1982, while Israeli soldiers secured the area, a Christian militia entered the refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila and massacred hundreds, if not thousands, of Palestinians. Ari Folman was one of those Israeli soldiers, but for more than twenty years he remembered nothing of that night. Then came a friend's disturbing dream and with it Folman's need to excavate the truth of the war in Lebanon and answer the crucial question: What was he doing during the hours of slaughter at Sabra and Shatila? Stunningly original in form, Waltz with Bashir follows Folman's journey deep into the darkness of Beirut. Drawing on the stories of other soldiers and his own returning fragments of memory, Folman painfully and candidly pieces together the war and his place in it: the senselessness of the soldiers' orders; the fear that pervades every moment; the casual bloodshed of civilians, culminating in the massacres themselves. The result is a graphic novel that is as damning as it is beautiful. An indictment of violence of extraordinary power, Waltz with Bashir will take its place
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Summary
An account of an Israeli soldier's experiences in Beirut during the massacres at Sabra and Shatila follows his recovered memories of his participation in the September 1982 atrocities after he had forgotten them for more than twenty years
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Writing style
Illustration
Award
School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2009.
Biography type
autobiography
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286136
Cataloging source
DLC
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Folman, Ari
Dewey number
956.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Polonsky, David
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True
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  • Folman, Ari
  • Soldiers
  • Sabra and Shatila Massacre, Lebanon, 1982
  • Lebanon
Target audience
adult
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a Lebanon war story
Label
Waltz with Bashir : a Lebanon war story, Ari Folman, David Polonsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000043110636
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
117 p.
Isbn
9780805088922
Lccn
2008023322
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Waltz with Bashir : a Lebanon war story, Ari Folman, David Polonsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000043110636
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
117 p.
Isbn
9780805088922
Lccn
2008023322
Other physical details
col. ill.

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