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Stitches : a memoir

Author: David Small
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2010. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
The author recounts in graphic novel format his troubled childhood with a radiologist father who subjected him to repeated x-rays and a withholding and tormented mother, an environment he fled at the age of sixteen in the hopes of becoming an artist.

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Genre/Form: Popular Work
Graphic Novel
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
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Named Person: David Small; David Small; David Small; David Small
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Small
ISBN: 9780393338966 0393338967 9780393068573 0393068579
OCLC Number: 646395861
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Awards: Finalist National Book Award
American Library Association Alex Award Winner
Description: 329 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David Small.
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The #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist that "breaks new ground for graphic novels" (Francois Mouly, art editor, The New Yorker).  Read more...


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"A profound and moving gift of graphic literature that has the look of a movie and reads like a poem." -- Jules Feiffer "Small...employs angled shots and silent montages worthy of Alfred Hitchcock." Read more...

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