PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á

[Epub] ➟ Lissa By Sherine Hamdy – Iphoneleaks.co.uk 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 responsi[Epub] ➟ Lissa By Sherine Hamdy – Iphoneleaks.co.uk 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 responsi As young girls in Cairo Anna and Layla strike up an unlikely frie.

Ndship 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 diff.

lissa book Lissa PDFNdship 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 diff.

10 thoughts on “Lissa

  1. Stewart Tame Stewart Tame says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFThe 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 Anna’s mother dies of cancer she is forced to return to the US to live though the two friends promise to stay in touch In later years each faces a medical crisis Anna the choice of preventive surgery to decrease her chances of sharing her mother's fate; and Layla her father's kidney failure and refusal to consider a transplant and their friendship is put to the test due to stark differences in their perspective And then in 2011 revolutionary unrest in Egypt changes their lives forever The best approach I think with this graphic novel is to ignore all the academic foofaraw Don't read the jacket flaps Don't read the text about the ethnoGRAPHIC imprint Don't read the A


  2. Lauren Lauren says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFUsing a graphic medium to study ethnography a pretty brilliant idea Lissa is the first of a series called ethnoGRAPHIC published by the University of TorontoThe story follows two girls throughout their teenage years and early adulthood one an Egyptian Muslim daughter of a chaffeur the other an American expat between their intersecting lives in Cairo Egypt and Boston USA Written with the specific purpose of ethnographic and anthropological education each of the young women face medical challenges and decisions in their families The reader gets an overview of the cul


  3. Matthew Noe Matthew Noe says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFAs a reader this is a moving and beautifully constructed comic bridging two cultures medical traumas and revolution itself As a scholarteacher this is exactly the sort of work I believe we need in graphic medicine or other graphic disciplines The story can be approached by anyone but it also can


  4. Hafsa Hafsa says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFWhat 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 American father works for an oil company in Egypt and whose mother has recently died of breast cancer Anna fears the gene for the cancer is also in her and explores the option of getting a preventive mastectomy Meanwhile Layla's father has kidney disease and there is a revolution brewing in Egypt The story points towards some of the differing ideas peoplecommunities have towards health well being organ donation and the body while also highlighting how these health challenges are happening in a


  5. A. David Lewis A. David Lewis says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFThis 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 LISSA then who can? It's a daring beautiful intelligent and enriching book touching on so many urgent topics primarily the ethnography of the Arab Spring in Cairo but also cancer research preventative medicine friendship politics sexism loss patriotism etc with such skill not to mention art The collaboration between Hamdy Nye Bao Brewer and Parenteau is a wonder Upon first read of LISSA I'm frankly in awe and I plan to reread it again as soon as I can regain a critical vantage pointUntil then I'm going to shout from my little soapbox This is a must read I love


  6. Maggie Gordon Maggie Gordon says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFLissa 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 narrative Though the creators wer


  7. Karime Karime says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFModern cultural research based critical peer reviewed creative and cross disciplinary A great example of collaboration across disciplines especially with the graffiti artist Ganzeer It doesn't talk down judge or tip toe around the tensions between healthcare government and Islam in Egypt


  8. l. l. says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFit'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


  9. Ganzeer Ganzeer Ganzeer Ganzeer says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDFUpon 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 glance seems to deal with the Egyptian revolution in some fashion This isn’t in itself a bad thing but because the Egyptian revolution is too grand and important a topic I find that most graphic novels that have dealt wi


  10. Jessica Jessica says:

    PDF/EPUB Sherine Hamdy á Lissa MOBI À á lissa book, Lissa PDF 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 cultures with the story of the 2011 Egyptian revolution This uniue concept ethnography via graphic novel is the first in a series called ethnoGRAPHIC from the University of Toronto PressThe story opens with the friendship between Anna the daughter of an American businessman and the bawab’s daughter Layla The bawab or doorman is at the very bottom of the Egyptian social cl


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