[KINDLE] ❦ Lissa ➚ Sherine Hamdy – 1sm.info

Lissa As Young Girls In Cairo, Anna And Layla Strike Up An Unlikely Friendship That Crosses Class, Cultural, And Religious Divides Years Later, Anna Learns That She May Carry The Hereditary Cancer Gene Responsible For Her Mother S Death Meanwhile, Layla S Family Is Faced With A Difficult Decision About Kidney Transplantation Their Friendship Is Put To The Test When These Medical Crises Reveal Stark Differences In Their Perspectivesuntil Revolutionary Unrest In Egypt Changes Their Lives Forever.The First Book In A New Series, Lissa Brings Anthropological Research To Life In Comic Form, Combining Scholarly Insights And Accessible, Visually Rich Storytelling To Foster Greater Understanding Of Global Politics, Inequalities, And Solidarity.


About the Author: Sherine Hamdy

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10 thoughts on “Lissa

  1. says:

    The jacket flap touts this as the first book in a new series, that realizes ethnographic research in graphic novel form Sounds potentially boring, I know, but it s actually pretty cool Anna and Layla strike up an unlikely friendship as young girls in Cairo When An


  2. says:

    Using a graphic medium to study ethnography a pretty brilliant idea Lissa is the first of a series called ethnoGRAPHIC, published by the University of Toronto.The story follows two girls throughout their teenage years and early adulthood one an Egyptian Muslim da


  3. says:

    As a reader, this is a moving and beautifully constructed comic bridging two cultures, medical traumas, and revolution itself As a scholar teacher, this is exactly the sort of work I believe we need in graphic medicine or other graphic disciplines The story can be approached


  4. says:

    What an interesting book, and what a fascinating way to make ones research accessible outside of the academia The story is set primarily in Cairo and the US It s a story of two girls Layla, who is the daughter of a bawab in Cairo, and is studying to be a doctor, and Anna whose Ame


  5. says:

    This is as close to the perfect book as I have ever read I say this as someone who writes on comics religion, who is doing research on comics cancer, who is a convert to Islam, and is a Caucasian American I know not everyone shares my demographics and my interests, but, if I can t praise


  6. says:

    Lissa is a fascinating combination of academic research presented through a narrative graphic novel It s an intriguing way of trying to make scholarly work accessible, though I think this particular book failed a bit both as a good reflection of the academic research, but also as a compelling


  7. says:

    it s a very interesting, very unexpected graphic novel about medical decision making set during the egyptian revolution i just think it could have gone a bit deeper re the medical decision making stuff as sherine hamdy is an academic and this is her area.


  8. says:

    Upon first glance, LISSA comes off as the sort of book that I would not at all be interested in For one, the art style isn t the type that typically attracts me, because it is the sort of style that one would generally associate with books geared to a much younger audience Secondly, the book, upon first g


  9. says:

    Lissa A Story about Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution is a graphic novel following two girls, one American and one Egyptian, as they grow up, choose careers, and lose family members Although the story is fictional, it combines anthropological research about American and Egyptian healthcare cul


  10. says:

    I was very hopeful about this book as I picked it up at a local Half Price Books I enjoy looking for graphic novels that embark on a journey of humanity This one, however, tried too hard Honestly, I wanted to like it I wanted it to be powerful and changing, and I think the authors intended it to as well, but it is si


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