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Run for it : stories of slaves who fought for their freedom / Marcelo D'Salete ; translator, Andrea Rosenberg ; editor, Kristy Valenti.

Salete, Marcelo D', (author,, artist.). Rosenberg, Andrea, (translator.). Valenti, Kristy, (editor.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville GN SAL (Text) 37323005329217 GRAPHIC_NOVELS Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781683960492
  • ISBN: 1683960491
  • Physical Description: 175 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Seatlle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 174).
Formatted Contents Note: Kalunga -- Sumidouro -- Cumbe -- Malungo.
Summary, etc.: "Run for It--a starkly stunning graphic novel by internationally acclaimed illustrator Marcelo d'Salete--is one of the first literary and artistic efforts to confront Brazil's hidden history of slavery. Seen through the eyes of its victims, Run for It tells of ordinary slaves who rebel against their masters. Run for It's vivid illustrations and magical realism engage the reader's poetic imagination through stories of individual suffering caused by the horrors of slavery. Originally published in Brazil--where it was nominated for three of the country's most prestigious comics awards--Run for It has received rave reviews worldwide. These intense tales offer a tragic and gripping portrait of one of history's darkest corners. It's hard to look away." -- Publisher's description
Language Note: Translated from Portuguese.
Subject: Slavery > Brazil > Comic books, strips, etc.
Fugitive slaves > Brazil > Comic books, strips, etc.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Historical Fiction.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Literary.
Brazil > Slave trade > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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