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James Sturm's America : God, gold and golems.

Author: James Sturm
Publisher: Montréal : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
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Sturm, James, 1965-
James Sturm's America.
Montréal : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
(OCoLC)654403326
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Sturm
ISBN: 9781897299050 1897299052
OCLC Number: 76800476
Notes: Originally published in 2003 under the title: The golem's mighty swing.
Description: 191 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The revival : Cane Ridge, Kentucky, 1801 : thousands of pilgrims look towards heaven to find salvation --
Hundreds of feet below daylight : Solomon's Gulch, Idaho, 1886 : the last residents of a mining town continue their descent --
The golem's mighty swing : small town America, the early 1920s : a barnstorming Jewish baseball team create a golem to deliver them from their trials.
Other Titles: Golem's mighty swing
God, gold and golems

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