The Arab of the Future
A Graphic Memoir : A Childhood in the Middle East (1978-1984)Graphic Novel - 2015
From Library Staff
An autobiographical account of a nomadic childhood that spans rural France, Libya, and Syria as his family follows his father's pursuits of a paradise Arab State.
In the first a trilogy, Sattouf recounts his nomadic childhood growing up in Franch, Libya, and Syria as his father pursued various grand plans. He examines what life was like growing up with an eccentric family led by a father with increasingly larger dreams.