Summary

Painting a vivid, personal portrait of social and political upheaval in Oaxaca, Mexico, this unique memoir and political history employs comics, bilingual essays, photos and sketches to chronicle the events that unfolded around a teacher's strike and which led to a seven-month siege. Timely and complelling, this extraordinary account by award-winning cartoonist Peter Kuper, who lived in Mexico during the upheaval, presents a distinct artistic vision of Oaxacan life.