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Maus I : A Survivor's Tale : My Father Bleeds History - Art Spiegelman
Maus I : A Survivor's Tale : My Father Bleeds History
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons.
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780394541556 (0394541553)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Maus (#1)
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Hol
Hol rated it
5.0 Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman
Because of the disturbing subject matter I may not have read Maus if it wasn’t for my RL book club. I’d never read a graphic novel before but loved how artwork and narrative were teamed together. The book followed Artie, a man who decided to write and draw a graphic novel based on his father’ expe...
Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it
4.0 Maus I : A Survivor's Tale : My Father Bleeds History
Determined that his father's experiences during the Holocaust not be forgotten, comic artist Art Spiegelman, recorded his dad's history. Maus I tells the story of his father's early adulthood in Poland, as a successful textile factory owner, until he was transported to Auschwitz. Choosing to write t...
Blondie and Read
Blondie and Read rated it
4.0 Maus I : A Survivor's Tale : My Father Bleeds History
Ok, first of all, the "About" section pretty much lays out exactly what the book is about. I'm not going to summarize in my own words what it is. I will however tell you that when this book first came out a lot of people had a hard time with how the book should be classified. There was talk about wh...
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
5.0 Maus I: My Father Bleeds History
This graphic novel is rife with symbolism and tells the true story of Spiegelman's family in graphic novel format, but it holds nothing back. I use this in class during our Holocaust study with my students who prefer graphic novels over traditional books.
Hello Book, So Long Sleep...
Hello Book, So Long Sleep... rated it
3.0 Maus Volume 1 by Art Spiegelman
Honestly, At first I had a hard time with this true account being told as though they were mice. But once I could see who was represented by each animal ( mice, cats, pigs) things went smoothly for me. There were several things I didn't know that this book brought up. Like if you were missing so man...
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