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Threads : from the refugee crisis / Kate Evans.

Evans, Kate (Illustrator), (author,, artist.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville GN EVA (Text) 37323005314227 GRAPHIC_NOVELS Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette GN 362.87 EVA (Text) 31951004244783 Main Floor - New Graphic Novels Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781786631732
  • ISBN: 1786631733
  • Physical Description: 176 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: London : Verso, 2017.

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"With a heavy heart and bearing artistic gifts, Kate Evans draws the faces of refugees coming from Syria, Africa, and elsewhere to "The Jungle," a makeshift camp in Calais, France, and in doing so Evans captures the refugees' full humanity, intelligence, and suffering as they search for family, home, and dignity. An antidote to the anti-immigrant populism that is raging across the world, Threads is the real story that puts a human face on a very topical news item. We learn of these families' and individuals' struggles at the hands of police, racist gangs, and human traffickers. We learn of their struggle for food, for blankets, and bread. Much to our dismay, the French police have arbitrary rules like no dry bedding or bread allowed in the camps. The cruelty and immense wave of suffering Evans sees and captures in her art appears to be crushing her but like the generous soul she is, Evans goes deeper and deeper into the camps and finds people opening up and sharing their stories. The art work is excellent, the stories are heart-breaking. This is a must-read for people wanting a human dimension on a policy wonk "current event." Highly recommended."
Subject: Refugees > Comic books, strips, etc.
Calais (France) > Comic books, strips, etc.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration.
Genre: Nonfiction comics.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)

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