By Peter Kuper
Portray a bright, own portrait of social and political upheaval in Oaxaca, Mexico, this targeted memoir employs comics, bilingual essays, images, and sketches to chronicle the occasions that opened up round a lecturers' strike and resulted in a seven-month siege. while award-winning cartoonist Peter Kuper and his wife and daughter moved to the attractive, 15th-century colonial city of Oaxaca in 2006, they deliberate to spend a quiet 12 months or having fun with a distinct tradition and taking a holiday from the U.S. political weather less than the Bush management. What they hadn't counted on was once touchdown within the epicenter of Mexico's largest political fight lately. well timed and compelling, this awesome firsthand account provides a different inventive imaginative and prescient of Oaxacan lifestyles, from explorations of the wonderful thing about the surroundings to photograph portrayals of the struggle among strikers and govt troops that left greater than 20 humans lifeless, including American journalist Brad Will.
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