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The contract with God trilogy : life on Dropsie Avenue

Author: Will Eisner
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The legendary graphic novel and the sequels that launched an art form. With graphic narrative that "was closer to the writing of Bernard Malamud or Isaac Bashevis Singer than any comic art which had preceded it" (The Economist), A Contract with God, originally published in 1978, was the first graphic novel: the prototype-along with A Life Force and Dropsie Avenue-for such seminal works as Maus and Persepolis. Set  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Will Eisner
ISBN: 0393061051 9780393061055
OCLC Number: 61424936
Description: xx, 498 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: A contract with God --
A life force --
Dropsie Avenue.
Other Titles: Life on Dropsie Avenue
Responsibility: Will Eisner.

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Eisner was not only ahead of his times; the present times are still catching up to him. --John Updike"

 
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