Maus: A Survivor's Tale, My Father Bleeds History

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Demco Media, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel

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Also, the graphics were really gripping and concise. - Goodreads
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Review: Maus: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus #1)

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

Although I am a lover of history, World War II is not my thing. It has never been my thing; however, the premise of this book has always had me interested and I finally picked it up. This is such an emotional story told through an different medium than I normally see with historical books. Read full review

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

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

Not exactly sure how to rate this, but the depiction of the Jews as mice and the Nazis as cats was brilliant and I really enjoyed the double narrative. 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.

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