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Stitches : a memoir--

Autor: David Small
Editorial: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Finalist for the 2009 National Book Award and finalist for two 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: the prize-winning children's author depicts a childhood from hell in this searing yet redemptive graphic memoir. One day David Small awoke from a supposedly harmless operation to discover that he had been transformed into a virtual mute. A vocal cord removed, his throat slashed and stitched together like a bloody  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Graphic novels
Pathographies
Autobiographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Nonfiction comics
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Persona designada: David Small; David Small; David Small; David Small
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: David Small
ISBN: 9780393068573 0393068579 9780393338966 0393338967
Número OCLC: 317473464
Premios: ALA Notable Books, 2010
PW Best Books of year, 2009
A 2010 Michigan Notable Books selection
Descripción: 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsabilidad: David Small.

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"A beautifully drawn, tragicomic graphic memoir about a childhood from hell." -- Newsweek "[B]rilliant and heartbreaking.... Small's drawing is masterful and evocative, from the wet-on-wet blurs of Leer más

 
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Osler Fellows Library

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Donated by Jiameng Xu, March 24, 2017. "Stitches" is a moving, honest, and at times shocking book. It was recommended to me by a friend, who said that her research supervisor was interested in how pathographies like "Stitches" could develop empathy. If an aspect...
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Powerful art for a powerful story

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David Small draws you into his childhood, evoking the 50s and 60s and a household that represses and internalizes all feelings.  "Stitches" is the story of his childhood, of his mother, and of the growth on his neck that turns out to be cancer, resulting in the removal of one of his vocal chords...
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