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Stitches : a memoir--

Auteur: David Small
Uitgever: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Pathographies
Graphic novels
Autobiographical comics
Nonfiction comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Genoemd persoon: David Small; David Small; David Small
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: David Small
ISBN: 9780393068573 0393068579 9780393338966 0393338967
OCLC-nummer: 317473464
Onderscheidingen: Winner of ALA Notable Books (Nonfiction) 2010
Winner of Alex Awards 2010
Winner of Michigan Notable Books 2010
Commended for National Book Awards (Young People's Lit.) 2009
Commended for Lupine Award (Children/Young Adult) 2009
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Fourteen and Up) 2010
Commended for Indies Choice Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2010
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Young Adult) 2011
Joint winner of Alex Award 2010
Beschrijving: 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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  Meer lezen...

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"A beautifully drawn, tragicomic graphic memoir about a childhood from hell." -- Newsweek "[B]rilliant and heartbreaking.... Small's drawing is masterful and evocative, from the wet-on-wet blurs of Meer lezen...

 
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door tiamatq (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2009-09-29) Uitstekend 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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