Blankets: A Graphic Novel by Craig Thompson

Blankets: A Graphic Novel

Craig Thompson
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  • ISBN
    9781891830433 / 1891830430
  • Title Blankets: A Graphic Novel
  • Author Craig Thompson
  • Category Graphic Novels
  • Format
  • Year 2003
  • Pages 592
  • Publisher
    Top Shelf Productions
  • Imprint Top Shelf Productions
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 180mm x 51mm x 229mm


Tells the story of Craig Thompson's childhood in an Evangelical Christian family, his first love, and his early adulthood.

Publisher Description

At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first. Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security and discovery, of playfulness and tragedy, of a fall from grace and the origins of faith. A profound and utterly beautiful work from Craig Thompson. The New Printing corrects 3 small typos, widening the spine graphics, but otherwise is identical to the first printing.

Author Biography

Craig Thompson was made in Michigan in 1975, but risen up in Wisconsin and he drawed this very here book after departin' for Portland, Oregon, in 1997 and missing likewise his chums and girl-buddies.
He's mostest beknown for his best-sold graphical novel book “Blankets” — to be winning also three Harvey Awards and two Ignatz Awards. Translationized into thirteen — count 'em — languages, lands like Morocco and Switzerland and Phoenix, but he's plopped hisself settled-like in Portland. For the being-time.

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