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Studs Terkel's Working : a graphic adaptation

Author: Harvey Pekar; Paul Buhle; Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : New Press ; [Jackson, Tenn.] : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A graphic novel adaptation of Studs Terkel's interviews and accounts of the lives of ordinary Americans.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Pictorial works
Graphic non-fiction
Illustrated works
Interviews Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Pekar; Paul Buhle; Studs Terkel
ISBN: 9781595583215 1595583211
OCLC Number: 276930322
Notes: Adaptation of: Working : people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do / Studs Terkel. New York : Pantheon Books, 1974.
Description: xxv, 197 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface / Harvey Pekar --
Original introduction to Working / Studs Terkel --
Introduction / Paul Buhle --
Working the land. Katherine Haynes, farm woman / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Joe and Susie Haynes, coal miner and wife / adaptation by Pekar, art by Anne Timmons --
Roberto Acuna, farmworker / adaptation by Pekar, art by Dylan A.T. Miner --
Pecking order. Bill Talcott, organizer / adaptation and art by Peter Kuper --
Roberta Victor, hooker / adaptation and art by Sabrina Jones --
Barbara Terwilliger, idleness / adaptation by Pekar, art by Joan Reilly --
Footwork. John Fuller, mail carrier / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Jack Spiegel, organizer / adaptation by Pekar, art by Peter Gullerud --
Brett Hauser, supermarket box-boy / adaptation by Pekar, art by Ryan Inzana --
Dolores Dante, waitress / adaptation and art by Lance Tooks --
In the spotlight. Rip Torn, actor / adaptation by Danny Fingeroth, art by Bob Hall --
Bud Freeman, jazz musician / adaptation and art by Lance Tooks --
Steve Hamilton, baseball player / adaptation by Danny Fingeroth, art by Bob Hall --
Eddie Arroyo, jockey / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Behind a desk. Tom McCoy, proofreader / adaptation by Pekar, art by Terry LaBan --
David Reed Glover, stockbroker / adaptation by Pekar, art by Pablo G. Callejo --
Beryl Simpson, airline reservationist / adaptation by Pekar, art by Emily Nemens --
Appearance. Sam Mature, barber / adaptation by Pekar, art by Nick Thorkelson --
Edward and Hazel Zimmer, hair stylists / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Hots Michaels, bar pianist / adaptation and art by Lance Tooks --
Cleaning up. Maggie Holmes, domestic / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Nick Salerno, garbageman / adaptation by Pekar, art by Nick Thorkelson --
Second chance. Bruce Fletcher, greenhouse worker / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Nick Lindsay, carpenter & poet / adaptation by Pekar, art by Pat Moriarity --
Mario and Bob Anichini, stone cutters / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Looking after eack other (from cradle to grave). Ruth Lindstrom, baby nurse / adaptation and art by Sharon Rudahl --
Gary Bryner, Lordstown local UAW president / adaptation and art by Gary Dumm --
Elmer Ruiz, gravedigger / adaptation by Pekar, art by Ryan Inzana.
Responsibility: adapted by Harvey Pekar ; edited by Paul Buhle.
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