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Audubon : on the wings of the world

Author: Fabien Grolleau; Jérémie Royer; Etienne Gilfillan
Publisher: London : Nobrow Ltd, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First English editionView all editions and formats
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At the start of the 19th century, John James Audubon embarked upon an epic ornithological quest across America with nothing but his artist's materials, an assistant and a gun. Driving him on through terrible storms, encounters with ferocious bears and dangerous people, Audubon's all-consuming passion for birds came to define his entire life - but what would the world make of his expressive and distinctly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Named Person: John James Audubon; John James Audubon; John James Audubon; John James Audubon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fabien Grolleau; Jérémie Royer; Etienne Gilfillan
ISBN: 9781910620151 1910620157
OCLC Number: 948549218
Language Note: Text in English. Translated from the French title: "Sur les ailes du monde, Audubon."
Description: 174 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Sur les ailes du monde, Audubon.
Responsibility: Fabien Grolleau & Jérémie Royer ; translated by Etienne Gilfillan.

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A stunningly illustrated graphic novel charting the life and adventures of the passionate bird-lover and explorer, John James Audubon.  Read more...

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A creative reimagining of the life of a man obsessed with the American wilderness and a reminder of a time, long gone, in which birds were so plentiful that the sky went dark when they passed. Read more...

 
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