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Ball peen hammer

Author: Adam Rapp; George O'Connor
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The world is dying. Chaos bubbles out of the sewers of an anonymous, desolate city, ravaged by war and plague. There is little humanity to be found in the diseased, deranged mobs that roam the streets. Pulitzer-finalist Adam Rapp's first graphic novel is an unflinching meditation on art and human nature. Perceptive, disturbing, and ultimately heartbreaking, Ball peen hammer offers us an unforgettable tale of brief  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Rapp; George O'Connor
ISBN: 9781596433007 1596433000
OCLC Number: 317456042
Description: 134 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Adam Rapp & George O'Connor [illustrator] ; color by Hilary Sycamore.
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"The world is dying. Chaos bubbles out of the sewers of an anonymous, desolate city, ravaged by war and plague. There is little humanity to be found in the diseased, deranged mobs that roam the streets. Pulitzer-finalist Adam Rapp's first graphic novel is an unflinching meditation on art and human nature. Perceptive, disturbing, and ultimately heartbreaking, Ball peen hammer offers us an unforgettable tale of brief human connections, violently severed"--Cover flap.

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"Not for gentle readers, Rapp's fatalistic urban future is never scarier than when its child and adult players' motivations and emotions are the most realistic." -- Booklist "Eerie . . . Rapp Read more...

 
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