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The Resource Malcolm X : a graphic biography, written by Andrew Helfer ; art by Randy DuBurke

Malcolm X : a graphic biography, written by Andrew Helfer ; art by Randy DuBurke

Label
Malcolm X : a graphic biography
Title
Malcolm X
Title remainder
a graphic biography
Statement of responsibility
written by Andrew Helfer ; art by Randy DuBurke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The age of multitasking needs better narrative history. It must be absolutely factual, immediately accessible, smart, and brilliantly fun. Enter Andrew Helfer, the award-winning graphic-novel editor behind Road to Perdition and The History of Violence, and welcome the launch of a unique line of graphic biographies. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these graphic biographies qualify as tomes. But if you're among the millions who haven't time for another doorstop of a biography, these books are for you. With the thoroughly researched and passionately drawn Malcolm X, Helfer and award-winning artist Randy DuBurke capture Malcolm Little's extraordinary transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the Nation of Islam
Summary
A graphic novel that shows Malcolm Little's transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the Nation of Islam
Award
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2008
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
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149491
Cataloging source
DLC
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Helfer, Andrew
Dewey number
  • 320.54/6092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BP223.Z8
LC item number
L5745 2006
Literary form
comic strips
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DuBurke, Randy
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True
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  • X, Malcolm
  • Graphic novels
  • Black Muslims
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a graphic biography
Label
Malcolm X : a graphic biography, written by Andrew Helfer ; art by Randy DuBurke
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm68133011
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780809095049
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006013743
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)68133011
Label
Malcolm X : a graphic biography, written by Andrew Helfer ; art by Randy DuBurke
Publication
Control code
ocm68133011
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780809095049
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006013743
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)68133011

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