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Author: James Sturm
Publisher: Montréal : Drawn & Quarterly, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carting his lovingly handcrafted rugs to town, Mendleman discovers that the shop that carried his wares has been taken over by a new, bottom-line-oriented owner who stocks only cheaply made merchandise. With the disappearance of his patron, Mendleman's world is upended. His only recourse is to sell his rugs for a pittance to a grand new emporium. Although he must accept the insult for the survival of his young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Sturm
ISBN: 9781897299975 1897299974
OCLC Number: 456171335
Description: [88] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: James Sturm.

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Carting his lovingly handcrafted rugs to town, Mendleman discovers that the shop that carried his wares has been taken over by a new, bottom-line-oriented owner who stocks only cheaply made merchandise. With the disappearance of his patron, Mendleman's world is upended. His only recourse is to sell his rugs for a pittance to a grand new emporium. Although he must accept the insult for the survival of his young family, the blow drives the sensitive artist to the breaking point.

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"James Sturmis a lean, mean storytellingmachine.His economy of style and motion delivers an exquisite poignancy that never becomes sentimental." --ALISON BECHDEL Praise for "James Sturm's America" Read more...

 
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