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The Resource Blackbird days, Manuele Fior ; translated by Jamie Richards

Blackbird days, Manuele Fior ; translated by Jamie Richards

Label
Blackbird days
Title
Blackbird days
Statement of responsibility
Manuele Fior ; translated by Jamie Richards
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"In this collection, two giant robots battle it out in a European metropolis; an engineer is asked to inspect something unusual at a marble quarry; a recently relocated father loses his young son in Berlin's Tempelhof Park; the painter Arnold Böcklin takes a trip before he paints his famous masterpiece, The Island of Death; and, an immigrant grandmother tells the story of how she escaped war in Indochina. Blackbird Days is rounded out with an autobiographical snapshot of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, Fior's home."--Amazon.com
Summary
In this collection, two giant robots battle it out in a European metropolis; an engineer is asked to inspect something unusual at a marble quarry; a recently relocated father loses his young son in Berlin’s Tempelhof Park; the painter Arnold Böcklin takes a trip before he paints his famous masterpiece, The Island of Death; and, an immigrant grandmother tells the story of how she escaped war in Indochina
Tone
Illustration
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10663628
Cataloging source
YDX
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Fior, Manuele
Dewey number
741
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Richards, Jamie
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robots
  • Engineers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Böcklin, Arnold
  • Refugees
  • Terrorism
Target audience
adult
Label
Blackbird days, Manuele Fior ; translated by Jamie Richards
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn992573076
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
88 pages
Isbn
9781683960836
Lccn
2017950374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992573076
Label
Blackbird days, Manuele Fior ; translated by Jamie Richards
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn992573076
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
88 pages
Isbn
9781683960836
Lccn
2017950374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992573076

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