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Author Fauvel, Claire, illustrator.

Title Phoolan Devi, rebel queen / Claire Fauvel ; translated by Montana Kane.

Publication Info. New York : NBM Graphic Novels, 2020.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction Graphic Novels-NEW  954.052092 PHO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction Graphic Novels-NEW  954.052092 PHO    DUE 10-31-20
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Description 218 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Note "This book was inspired by the autobiographical books Moi, Phoolan Devi, reine des bandits by Phoolan Devi and Marie-Thérèse Cuny with the collaboration of Paul Rambali."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Audience For mature readers.
Summary "She rebelled against the ancient tribal rules in her country of India, resulting in her becoming a Robin Hood type bandit. Essentially sold at the age of 11 to become a wife for a much older man, she ran away when he raped her. From that point on, there were few choices for her but to join a roaming gang of bandits, her ambition leading her to become their rebel chief. Ultimately, society caught up with her and she even became a strong voice for change, women, and social justice as a representative in the Indian parliament. A story of courage and unbending determination in front of centuries of established inequities in the classic Indian caste system."--Back cover.
Subject Phoolan Devi -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Dacoits -- India -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Women outlaws -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Women -- Violence against -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Rape victims -- Comic books, strips, etc.
India -- Social conditions -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre Biographical comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Nonfiction comics.
Graphic novels.
Added Author Kane, Montana, translator.
ISBN 9781681122519 (hardcover)
1681122510 (hardcover)
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