Blankets: A Graphic Novel

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Top Shelf, 2011 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 582 pages
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Named one of "Time's" top 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time!
..".A rarity: a first-love story so well remembered and honest that it reminds you what falling in love feels like. ...achingly beautiful." - "Time" magazine
A brand-new, hardcover edition, re-sized and with a new cover! Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security and discovery, of playfulness and tragedy, of a fall from grace and the origins of faith. A profound and utterly beautiful work from Craig Thompson.
At 592 pages, "Blankets" may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first.

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"Achingly Beautiful"

User Review  - Mig29 - Borders

Time magazine's review said it best: "A rarity... achingly beautiful." This book, an absolute page-turner, refused to let me leave it without becoming emotionally invested in its characters and the ... Read full review

Snuggle up, you're in for a good one

User Review  - Theatisis - Borders

Pros: Beautifully illustrated, and excellent writing style. Cons: Religious topics, nudity I loved this graphic novel. It was a beatiful mix of childhood memories, both good and bad, and the issues ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Craig Thompson is a cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books "Blankets", " Carnet de Voyage"", Good-bye Chunky Rice"", "and "Habibi". Thompson was born in Michigan in 1975, and grew up in a rural farming community in central Wisconsin. His graphic novel "Blankets" won numerous industry awards and has been published in nearly twenty languages around the world. Thompson lives in Portland, Oregon.

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