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Stitches : a memoir--

Author: David Small
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Finalist for the 2009 National Book Award and finalist for two 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: the prize-winning children's author depicts a childhood from hell in this searing yet redemptive graphic memoir. One day David Small awoke from a supposedly harmless operation to discover that he had been transformed into a virtual mute. A vocal cord removed, his throat slashed and stitched together like a bloody  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Autobiography
Pictorial Works
Named Person: David Small; David Small; David Small
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Small
ISBN: 9780393068573 0393068579 9780393338966 0393338967
OCLC Number: 317473464
Description: 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David Small.
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Finalist for the 2009 National Book Award and finalist for two 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: the prize-winning children's author depicts a childhood from hell in this searing yet redemptive  Read more...

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"Like the boy in this autobiographical novel my first reading of Stitches left me speechless. And in awe. David Small presents us with a profound and moving gift of graphic literature that has the Read more...

 
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Powerful art for a powerful story

by tiamatq (WorldCat user published 2009-09-29) Excellent Permalink

David Small draws you into his childhood, evoking the 50s and 60s and a household that represses and internalizes all feelings.  "Stitches" is the story of his childhood, of his mother, and of the growth on his neck that turns out to be cancer, resulting in the removal of one of his vocal chords...
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