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The Resource Sloth, by Gilbert Hernandez ; lettering by Jared K. Fletcher

Sloth, by Gilbert Hernandez ; lettering by Jared K. Fletcher

Label
Sloth
Title
Sloth
Statement of responsibility
by Gilbert Hernandez ; lettering by Jared K. Fletcher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Troubled teenager Miguel Serra becomes a walking urban legend after he wills himself into a coma and wakes up one year later virtually unchanged --except for his sloth-like pace. --Discover how a haunted lemon orchard, a mysterious goatman and murder collide as Miguel, his girlfriend Lita and their friend Romeo take on the teenage wasteland of suburbia. Will it be love or rock-and-roll suicide? Find out in SLOTH, a surrealistic romantic drama in the spirit of David Lynch that takes the art of sequential storytelling to new heights in its use of light and shadow
Summary
One year after willfully slipping into a coma, troubled teenager Miguel Torres becomes a walking urban legend as he wakes up virtually unchanged--except for his sloth-like pace
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2006.
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
144634
Cataloging source
TEF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hernandez, Gilbert
Dewey number
741.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Mature Readers
LC call number
PN6747.H47
LC item number
S56 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Graphic novels
  • Love stories
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Sloth, by Gilbert Hernandez ; lettering by Jared K. Fletcher
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm70862727
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
1 v. (128 )
Isbn
9781401203665
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70862727
Label
Sloth, by Gilbert Hernandez ; lettering by Jared K. Fletcher
Publication
Control code
ocm70862727
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
1 v. (128 )
Isbn
9781401203665
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70862727

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