Zanjan

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Baha'i Publishing Trust, 2011 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 104 pages
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Zanjan (A Graphic Novel) is a rich fictional work that is based on actual events from one of the many dramatic episodes surrounding the emergence of the Baha'i Faith in mid-nineteenth century Persia. In this story, Navid has been trained from an early age to join the elite, but everything he learns only leads him to more questions. His search for answers will take him from the quiet village where he grew up to the greatest cities of nineteenth-century Persia, and ultimately into the middle of a war that will tear apart families, challenge the country's most powerful leaders, and force Navid to question everything that he thought he knew. As the imperial army clashes with scholars and peasants in the ancient streets of Zanjan, Navid will participate in the birth of a new spiritual movement that has the power to transform the world.
 

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About the author (2011)

Aaron Emmel has edited and written for books, magazines, newspapers, and websites. He lives with his wife and children in Maryland, where he oversees U.S. advocacy and policy for a global health and development organization. Formerly, he ran an internationally distributed record label, served as the assistant director of the U.S. Baha'i Refugee Office, and represented the U.S. Baha'i Office of External Affairs as human rights officer. He is the author of Taking Action in a Changing World, a handbook for positive social change. C. Aaron Kreader is a member of the Baha'i Faith. He works as a staff illustrator and graphic designer for the Brilliant Star magazine. He has received numerous awards for his illustration and design in magazines, picture books, and games. He and his wife live in Illinois and run Studio 9 Inc.

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