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Me and the devil blues : the unreal life of Robert Johnson. [Book] 2

Author: Akira Hiramoto; David Ury
Publisher: New York : Del Rey/Ballantine Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"RJ was a simple farmhand who dreamed of becoming a great bluesman. When RJ made a deal with the devil, he lost his wife and his mortal soul. Nw he may lose his last remaining possession: his life. Kidnapped by thugs, RJ is locked in a tiny cell to await justice. His only hope lies with gangster Clyde Barrow. Clyde, however, has problems of his own. Masquerading as a newspaper reporter, Clyde befriends Stanley  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Robert Johnson; Clyde Barrow; Clyde Barrow; Robert Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Akira Hiramoto; David Ury
ISBN: 9780345501370 0345501373
OCLC Number: 229027136
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: "First published in Japan in 2006 and 2007 by Kodansha Ltd. Tokyo as Me and the devil blues, Volumes 3 and 4"--Title page verso.
This book is printed "manga-style," in the authentic Japanese right-to-left format.
Description: 563 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Unreal life of Robert Johnson
Responsibility: Akira Hiramoto ; translated and adapted by David Ury ; lettering by North Market Street Graphics.

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"RJ was a simple farmhand who dreamed of becoming a great bluesman. When RJ made a deal with the devil, he lost his wife and his mortal soul. Nw he may lose his last remaining possession: his life. Kidnapped by thugs, RJ is locked in a tiny cell to await justice. His only hope lies with gangster Clyde Barrow. Clyde, however, has problems of his own. Masquerading as a newspaper reporter, Clyde befriends Stanley McDonald, the most powerful man in town. Clyde is all set to help free RJ, but while staying in McDonald's mansion he discovers a chilling secret that could mean death for an innocent boy. Now Clyde must decide whom to save: the innocent child or his mysterious friend RJ?"--Page 4 of cover.

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