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5,000 km per second [electronic resource].

Fior, Manuele, (author,, artist.). Richards, Jamie, (translator.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781606996669 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1606996665 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States]: Fantagraphics Books, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: 5,000 Kilometers Per Second tells?or almost tells?the love story between Piero and Lucia, which begins with a casual glance exchanged by teenagers across the street through a window and ends with a last, desperate hook-up between two older, sadder one-time lovers. Executed in stunning watercolors and broken down into five chapters (set in Italy, Norway, Egypt, and Italy again), 5,000 Kilometers Per Second manages to refer to Piero and Lucia's actual love story only obliquely, focusing instead on its first stirrings and then episodes in their life during which they are separated?a narrative twist that makes it even more poignant and heart-wrenching. 5,000 Kilometers Per Second is another delicate graphic-novel masterpiece from Europe.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: First loves > Comic books, strips, etc.
Interpersonal relations > Comic books, strips, etc.
Life change events > Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels > Italy > Translations into English.
Comic books, strips, etc. > Italy.
Italy > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Electronic books.
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.

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