A Life Force

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 142 pages
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Called “a masterpiece” by R. Crumb, A Life Force chronicles not only the Great Depression but also the rise of Nazism and the spread of socialist politics through the depiction of the protagonist, Jacob Shtarkah, whose existential search reflected Eisner's own lifelong struggle.
 

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Contents

Izzy the Cockroach and the Meaning of Life 5
23
On the Top Floor Back Lived God
31
Shabbasgoy
37
The Black Hand
49
The Enchanted Prince
57
The Revolutionary
65
Upturn
75
Sanctuary
83
America America
93
Survival
118
Copyright

About the author (2006)

Born in New York City, Will Eisner (1917–2005) created The Spirit as well as fifteen graphic novels and three influential drawing textbooks. The comic industry’s top awards, the Eisner Awards, are named in his honor.

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