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Building stories

Author: Chris Ware
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an illustrated tale, told in various books and folded sheets, about the residents in a three-story Chicago apartment building, including a lonely single woman, a couple who are growing to despise each other, and an elderly landlady.
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Ware
ISBN: 9780375424335 0375424334
OCLC Number: 830034928
Notes: Title from box cover.
"Portions of this work originally appeared in The New Yorker, The New York times, McSweeney's quarterly concern, The Manchester guardian, nest, and The Chicago reader"--Box lid.
Total of 14 components consist of: 1 hardcover vol., 32 cm.; 1 hardcover vol., 24 cm.; 1 booklet, 56 cm.; 1 booklet, 31 cm.; 2 booklets, 28 cm.; 1 booklet, 20 cm.; 1 booklet, 8 x 25 cm.; 5 printed sheets, ranging in size from 9 x 71 cm. to 56 x 81 cm., all folded; and 1 folded board, 41 x 107 cm., folded to 41 x 27 cm. All components are unpaged and are chiefly col. illustrations. None have titles.
Description: 1 box ; 43 x 30 x 5 cm
Contents: Untitled (board, 41 x 110 cm folded to 41 x 27 cm) --
My life ; An idea ; Their words ; This morning ; Those people ; That girl ; Her leg ; The day ; His face (hardcover, 31 cm) --
September 23rd, 2000 (hardcover, 24 cm) --
Branford : the best bee in the world (paperback, 20 cm) --
Disconnect (paperback, 31 cm) --
The daily bee (newspaper, 47 x 32 cm folded to 24 x 32 cm) --
Untitled (printed sheet, 46 x 33 cm folded to 23 x 33 cm) --
Untitled (paperback, 28 cm) --
Untitled (paperback, 28 cm) --
Untitled (booklet, 8 x 25 cm) --
Untitled (printed sheet, 9 x 72 cm folded to 9 x 18 cm.) --
Untitled (printed sheet, 9 x 72 cm folded to 9 x 18 cm.) --
Untitled (printed sheet, 56 x 41 cm folded to 28 x 41 cm.) --
Untitled (broadsheet, 56 x 41 cm folded to 28 x 41 cm).
Responsibility: Chris Ware.

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Presents an illustrated tale, told in various books and folded sheets, about the residents in a three-story Chicago apartment building, including a lonely single woman, a couple who are growing to despise each other, and an elderly landlady.

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