Maus, Volume 1

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 159 pages
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A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.
  

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Amazing storytelling. - Goodreads
It was a good book, but it was hard to read. - Goodreads
A great tale and insight to a strong survivor of WWII. - Goodreads
Finally an ending to Art Spiegelman's tragic story. - Goodreads
A daring journey of life in pictures. - Goodreads
The artwork, it goes without saying, was wonderful. - Goodreads

Review: Maus, Vol. 2: And Here My Troubles Began (Maus #2)

User Review  - Kelsey Hanson - Goodreads

This follow up is just as good as the first and for many of the same reasons. It offers an intense look at the Holocaust and the aftermath that it has on the author's father and family. This one is a ... Read full review

Review: Maus: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus #1)

User Review  - Fabiola - Goodreads

Fascinating mix of cartoon fantasy with blood-chilling history Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Artist and writer Art Spiegelman is a teacher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the creator of Maus, a graphic novel that depicts his father's struggles in Hitler's Europe, and which earned Spiegelman a Pulitzer Prize.