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Gilgamesh : a graphic novel

Author: Andrew Winegarner
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the king of Uruk, a city in ancient Mesopotamia, Gilgamesh protected his people from harm, battling a multitude of fierce demons with the steadfast help of his brother, Enkidu. But Gilgamesh's reign faced the ultimate challenge from the power-hungry goddess Ishtar, who proposed marriage only to be unceremoniously spurned by Gilgamesh. Ishtar's rage led Gilgamesh to his greatest battle, a battle that shook  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Gilgamesh, (Legendary character); Gilgamesh, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Winegarner
ISBN: 9781593764227 1593764227
OCLC Number: 707257277
Description: 170 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Winegarner ; afterword by April Rasmussen.

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"As the king of Uruk, a city in ancient Mesopotamia, Gilgamesh protected his people from harm, battling a multitude of fierce demons with the steadfast help of his brother, Enkidu. But Gilgamesh's reign faced the ultimate challenge from the power-hungry goddess Ishtar, who proposed marriage only to be unceremoniously spurned by Gilgamesh. Ishtar's rage led Gilgamesh to his greatest battle, a battle that shook Gilgamesh to his core and led him to travel further than any other man--to the land of the gods on a quest to find immortality"--Page 4 of cover.

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