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The blue road : a fable of migration

Author: Wayde Compton; April Dela Noche Milne
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : Arsenal Pulp Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this stunning graphic novel, Lacuna is a girl without a family, a past, or a proper home. She lives alone in a swamp made of ink, but with the help of Polaris, a will-o'-the-wisp, she embarks for the fabled Northern Kingdom, where she might find people like her. The only way to get there, though, is to travel the strange and dangerous Blue Road that stretches to the horizon like a mark upon a page. Along the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comics (Graphic works)
Fantasy comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Compton, Wayde, 1972-
Blue road.
Vancouver, British Columbia : Arsenal Pulp Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1103917320
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayde Compton; April Dela Noche Milne
ISBN: 1551527774 9781551527772
OCLC Number: 1091586733
Description: 116 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Wayde Compton ; illustrations by April dela Noche Milne.

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"In this stunning graphic novel, Lacuna is a girl without a family, a past, or a proper home. She lives alone in a swamp made of ink, but with the help of Polaris, a will-o'-the-wisp, she embarks for the fabled Northern Kingdom, where she might find people like her. The only way to get there, though, is to travel the strange and dangerous Blue Road that stretches to the horizon like a mark upon a page. Along the way, Lacuna must overcome trials such as the twisted briars of the Thicket of Tickets and the intractable guard at the Rainbow Border. At the end of her treacherous journey, she reaches a city where memory and vision can be turned against you, in a world of dazzling beauty, divisive magic, and unlikely deliverance. Finally, Lacuna learns that leaving, arriving, returning - they're all just different words for the same thing: starting all over again. The Blue Road - the first graphic novel by acclaimed poet and prose writer Wayde Compton and illustrator April dela Noche Milne - explores the world from a migrant's perspective with dreamlike wonder."--

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