The art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye / presented by Sonny Liew.
- 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 8 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Greentown Public Library - Greentown||YA LIEW G.N. (Text)||75342000081524||Young Adult Fiction Graphic Novel||Available||-|
|Hagerstown Jefferson Township Public Library - Hagerstown||YA GRAPHIC NOVEL LIEW (Text)||39213000768444||Young Adult Graphic Novels||Available||-|
|Jay County Public Library - Portland||JF LIEW (Text)||76383000440106||Junior Graphic Novels||Available||-|
|Jefferson County Public Library - Madison||COMICS YA F (Text)||39391006736175||Young Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Laurel Public Library||FIC LIE YA (Text)||36241000387041||Young Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Mitchell Community Public Library - Mitchell||GN YA LIE (Text)||36823001557316||New Books||Available||-|
|Spencer County Public Library - Rockport||YA 741.5 LIE (Text)||70741000139998||Adult Non Fiction||Available||-|
|Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse||YA 741.5 LIE GRAPHIC (Text)||50577011032527||YA, Non-Fiction||Checked out||12/21/2016|
- ISBN: 9781101870693 (hardcover: alk. paper)
- ISBN: 1101870699 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 320 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2015.
|General Note:|| "Originally published in paperback in Singapore by Epigram Booksin 2015."--Title page verso.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-316).
|Summary, etc.:|| "Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye. Now in his early 70s as he looks back on his career, Chan has spent a lifetime making comics in his native Singapore since he was a boy of 16, in 1954. The artist doubles here as both the narrator and the subject matter, as his life story parallels the changes in Singapore over five decades since the war. The evolution of his artwork mirrors the evolution of both his homeland and the comic book medium itself. The myriad art styles employed by Liew go beyond deft sleight-of-hand and actually inform the narrative in a thoroughly ingenious and engaging way. While all the detail about the formation of the Singapore government adheres meticulously to the facts, the reader is ultimately left wondering whether or not Charlie Chan Hock Chye himself is real or a construct. And given the subject at hand, that quandary only adds to the themes raised in this enthralling graphic novel"--Provided by publisher.
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