A Pen of Damascus Steel: The Political Cartoons of an Arab Master

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Cune Press, Oct 1, 2004 - Humor - 240 pages
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Ali Farzat is the dean of Arab political cartoonists. His caricatures do not spare wealth, influence, or power. They give hope to the disenfranchised, the poor, and the hungry. Farzat is an authentic Arab voice who nevertheless does not hesitate to buck the tide of majority opinion. (He has consistently disparaged Saddam Hussein, for example, and lauds the US for adopting his position that Saddam must go.) Farzat's work is a ringing cry for justice that cuts across all cultures. Coming soon: a website with samples of Farzat's work.
 

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Of all the ways a political cartoonist can get noticed, there isn't any higher honor than being banned. Farzat holds that distinction, having been barred from three countries because of his cartoons ... Read full review

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Contents

I Terror Tyrants
19
II Life
49
III Government
77
IV Society
125
V World Problems
173
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