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A contract with God and other tenement stories : a graphic novel

Author: Will Eisner
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A single-volume edition of a classic Great Depression graphic novel series documents its role in launching the graphic novel as an art form and fictionally depicts its creator's bittersweet struggles with a vengeful God within a tenement district.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Eisner
ISBN: 9780393328042 039332804X
OCLC Number: 165596673
Description: xxiv, 182 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of new illustrations --
Preface --
Preface to the 2000 edition --
Introduction : a tenement in the Bronx --
A contract with God --
The street singer --
The super --
Cookalein.
Responsibility: by Will Eisner.

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"Will Eisner's art revolutionized comics." "Eisner was not only ahead of his times; the present times are still catching up to him." -- John Updike "Harrowingly magnificent." -- Kurt Vonnegut

 
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