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Author: Rutu Modan; Jessica Cohen, (Translator)
Publisher: Richmond, B.C. ; New York : Drawn & Quarterly, May 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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TV producer Mica Segal accompanies her grandmother, Regina, on the old lady's first return to Warsaw since she fled, pregnant by a gentile with Mica's late father, to Palestine in 1939. On the plane, the son of a friend of Regina's ebulliently accosts the women and thereafter seems to show up wherever they go, even separately. Mica shakes him by dodging into a café, where she meets a charming Pole who leads Jewish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Romans graphiques
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rutu Modan; Jessica Cohen, (Translator)
ISBN: 9781770461154 1770461159
OCLC Number: 812252788
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Notes: Chiefly illustrations.
Awards: Ignatz award winner.
Description: 222 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Nekhes.
Responsibility: Rutu Modan ; translation by Jessica Cohen.

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TV producer Mica Segal accompanies her grandmother, Regina, on the old lady's first return to Warsaw since she fled, pregnant by a gentile with Mica's late father, to Palestine in 1939. On the plane, the son of a friend of Regina's ebulliently accosts the women and thereafter seems to show up wherever they go, even separately. Mica shakes him by dodging into a café, where she meets a charming Pole who leads Jewish history tours. Not by chance, Regina comes on her own to the same café to meet an old man who lives in the building--yes, Mica's grandfather. While the purpose of the trip is to assert Regina's title to a building her parents had owned, what develops is an intrafamilial tiff, an ultimately fulfilling reunion, and the possible start of a romance.

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