Publication Date: September 13, 2011
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"Zahra's Paradise "weaves together fiction and real people and events. As the world witnessed the aftermath of Iran's fraudulent elections, through YouTube videos, on Twitter, and in blogs, this story came into being. The global response to this gripping tale has been passionate--an echo of the global outcry during the political upheaval of the summer of 2009. "Zahra's Paradise "is a first on the internet, a first for graphic novels, and a first in the history of political dissidence. "Zahra's Paradise "is being serialized online. "Zahra's Paradise" is a Publishers Weekly Best Comics title for 2011.
Amir also has a proven track record as a book editor. One of her client's books, "Enlightened Leadership" by Ed Oakley and Doug Krug, was self-published and then purchased and re-released by Simon & Schuster; it has sold more than 230,000 copies to date. Another, "Radical Forgiveness" by Colin Tipping, won the 1998 Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Award and went on to sell 115,000+ copies. Amir now resides with her husband and two children in the Santa Cruz Mountains in Los Gatos, CA. Visit her website at www.ninaamir.com.