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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User Review  - williamlong33 - LibraryThing

This Graphic Novel is about Art Spiegelman's attempts to write down the story of his father's experiences and survival through the Nazi concentration camps through WW2. This is definitely a Novel for ... Read full review

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Art Spiegelman's Maul: A Survivor's Tale recounts his father's experience as a Jew in Poland and later in the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Spiegelman's narrative focuses not only ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Art Spiegelman has been a staff artist and contributing editor at The New Yorker, as well as the cofounder/coeditor of RAW, the acclaimed magazine of avant-garde comics and graphics. In addition to Maus--which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and twice nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award--he is the author ofBreakdowns and In the Shadow of No Towers. He lives in New York City with his wife, Francoise Mouly . . . and a cat.