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My friend Dahmer : a graphic novel

Author: Derf.
Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer, the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper, seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster who committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, 'Jeff' was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides. In [this story], a haunting and original  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Jeffrey Dahmer; Jeffrey Dahmer
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derf.
ISBN: 9781419702167 1419702165 9781419702174 1419702173
OCLC Number: 746316123
Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: the convoluted history of 'My friend Dahmer' --
Prologue --
pt. 1. The strange boy --
pt. 2. A secret life --
pt. 3. The Dahmer fan club --
pt. 4. Becoming the monster --
pt. 5. Fade to black --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: written & illustrated by Derf Backderf ; [editor, Charles Kochman].

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In 1991, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer seared himself into the American consciousness. To Backderf, "Jeff" was a high school friend. In this haunting and original graphic novel, Backderf creates a  Read more...

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