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Jimmy Corrigan : the smartest kid on earth.

Author: Chris Ware
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A graphic novel chronicles four generations of the Corrigan men, from 1893 to 1983.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Young adult nonfiction
Experimental fiction
Comics (Graphic works)
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ware, Chris, 1967-
Jimmy Corrigan.
New York : Pantheon Books, 2000
(OCoLC)607661619
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Ware
ISBN: 0375404538 9780375404535 0375714545 9780375714542 0224062107 9780224062107
OCLC Number: 43555321
Awards: American Book Award Winner.
Guardian First Book Award, 2001.
Description: 380 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 18 x 22 cm
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A graphic novel chronicles four generations of the Corrigan men, from 1893 to 1983.

"This first book from Chicago author Chris Ware is a pleasantly-decorated view at a lonely and emotionally-impaired 'everyman' (Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth), who is provided, at age 36, the opportunity to meet his father for the first time. An improvisatory romance which gingerly deports itself between 1890's Chicago and 1980's small town Michigan, the reader is helped along by thousands of colored illustrations and diagrams, which, when read rapidly in sequence, provide a convincing illusion of life and movement. The bulk of the work is supported by fold-out instructions, an index, paper cut-outs, and a brief apology, all of which concrete to form a rich portrait of a man stunted by a paralyzing fear of being disliked."--Publisher's website.

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