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Sheep of fools

Author: Sue Coe; J A Brody; Monte Beauchamp
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics ; London : Turnaround [distributor], 2005.
Series: Blab! storybook.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a storybook format, Coe details the horrific conditions of the sheep industry. The book begins with a series of annotated songs complete with rhyming couplets: "Song of the Medieval Shepherd," "Song of the Venture Capitalist" and finally "Song of the Modern Shepherd," all describing the processes and economies behind the slaughter of sheep. The middle section is taken up with the gory details of the ocean and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc. Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coe, Sue, 1951-
Sheep of fools.
Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics ; London : Turnaround [distributor], 2005
(OCoLC)607203345
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Coe; J A Brody; Monte Beauchamp
ISBN: 1560976608 9781560976608
OCLC Number: 59878338
Description: 32 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Blab! storybook.
Responsibility: Sue Coe & Judith Brody ; edited & designed by Monte Beauchamp.

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"In a storybook format, Coe details the horrific conditions of the sheep industry. The book begins with a series of annotated songs complete with rhyming couplets: "Song of the Medieval Shepherd," "Song of the Venture Capitalist" and finally "Song of the Modern Shepherd," all describing the processes and economies behind the slaughter of sheep. The middle section is taken up with the gory details of the ocean and land transportation of the herds, including near-Biblical accounts of sinking ships and tens of thousands of drowned sheep. The last stop is the slaughter and serving of the animals."--Publisher's Weekly.

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