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Run for it : stories of slaves who fought for their freedom

Author: Marcelo D' Salete; Andrea Rosenberg; Kristy Valenti
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, Inc., [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Run for It--a starkly stunning graphic novel by internationally acclaimed illustrator Marcelo d'Salete--is one of the first literary and artistic efforts to confront Brazil's hidden history of slavery. Seen through the eyes of its victims, Run for It tells of ordinary slaves who rebel against their masters. Run for It's vivid illustrations and magical realism engage the reader's poetic imagination through stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Nonfiction comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcelo D' Salete; Andrea Rosenberg; Kristy Valenti
ISBN: 9781683960492 1683960491
OCLC Number: 975366279
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: 175 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter one. Kalunga --
Chapter two. Sumidouro --
Chapter three. Cumbe --
Chapter four. Malungo.
Other Titles: Cumbe.
Responsibility: Marcelo D'Salete ; translator, Andrea Rosenberg ; editor, Kristy Valenti.

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"Run for It--a starkly stunning graphic novel by internationally acclaimed illustrator Marcelo d'Salete--is one of the first literary and artistic efforts to confront Brazil's hidden history of slavery. Seen through the eyes of its victims, Run for It tells of ordinary slaves who rebel against their masters. Run for It's vivid illustrations and magical realism engage the reader's poetic imagination through stories of individual suffering caused by the horrors of slavery. Originally published in Brazil--where it was nominated for three of the country's most prestigious comics awards--Run for It has received rave reviews worldwide. These intense tales offer a tragic and gripping portrait of one of history's darkest corners. It's hard to look away."--Publisher's description.

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