North Country

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NBM/ComicsLit, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 94 pages
Sometimes, you have to escape your past to get to the truth. ComicsLit introduces another amazing talent with a deeply felt story about growing up in a northern New York State mill town. After years of being away and making a life for himself, Shane finally travels back home. On his way, his mind is flooded with memories of his blue-collar family under tremendous pressure and pushed to the breaking point by alcoholism and abuse. For a kid growing up in this, the pain can be tremendous. As an adult, resentment battles reconciliation. Beautifully evocative cover art.

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White combines memoir with a graphic-novel format in the story of a painful childhood. North Country neighbors the Great Lakes, alongside the St. Lawrence River. White grew up there, in an abusive ... Read full review

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