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Louis Riel : a comic-strip biography

Author: Chester Brown
Publisher: Montréal : Drawn and Quarterly ; San Francisco, CA : Distributed in the USA by Chronicle Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Martyr or Madman? The Passionate Rebel History Can't Close The Book On. Is this the future of comics? Respectably penning the dowdy pages of history? Don't be fooled. This is one of the hippest comics going and will be a controversial must-have in 2003. Legendary cartoonist Chester Brown reveals in the dusty closet of Canadian history there are some skeletons that won't stop rattling. To some Louis Riel was one of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Graphic books
Comic books, strips, etc
History
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Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Louis Riel; Louis Riel; Louis Riel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester Brown
ISBN: 1896597637 9781896597638 9781894937894 1894937899
OCLC Number: 54449613
Notes: "This work was originally serialized, in a slightly different version, in the 10-issue comic book series Louis Riel, published by Drawn & Quarterly between 1999 and 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: 272 pages : all illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Chester Brown.
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