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The Resource The quitter, Harvey Pekar, writer ; Dean Haspiel, artist ; Lee Loughridge, gray tones ; Pat Brosseau, letters

The quitter, Harvey Pekar, writer ; Dean Haspiel, artist ; Lee Loughridge, gray tones ; Pat Brosseau, letters

Label
The quitter
Title
The quitter
Statement of responsibility
Harvey Pekar, writer ; Dean Haspiel, artist ; Lee Loughridge, gray tones ; Pat Brosseau, letters
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For the first time, Harvey Parker tells the story of his childhood as the son of Jewish immigrants. Through his tumultuous adolescence as a neighborhood tough guy on the streets of Cleveland, his disastrous four- week stint in the navy and the earlier stages of his life as a writer, this tour de force graphic novels the universe tale of a young man's search for himself through the frustrations, redemptions and complexities of ordinary life
Summary
The comic book author delves into his childhood, which he spent among Jewish immigrants in Cleveland, to identify the roots of his fear of failure, an affliction that plagued him until the time of his death
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
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137923
Cataloging source
GEC
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Pekar, Harvey
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.P44
LC item number
Q588 2005
Literary form
comic strips
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haspiel, Dean
  • Loughridge, Lee
  • Brosseau, Pat
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pekar, Harvey
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
adult
Label
The quitter, Harvey Pekar, writer ; Dean Haspiel, artist ; Lee Loughridge, gray tones ; Pat Brosseau, letters
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm61886234
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781401203993
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2006278633
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61886234
Label
The quitter, Harvey Pekar, writer ; Dean Haspiel, artist ; Lee Loughridge, gray tones ; Pat Brosseau, letters
Publication
Control code
ocm61886234
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781401203993
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2006278633
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61886234

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