By (author) Emmanuel Guibert
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Alan's War by Emmanuel Guibert
Book Description"When I was eighteen, Uncle Sam told me he'd like me to put on a uniform and go off to fight a guy by the name of Adolf. So I did."When Alan Cope joined the army and went off to fight in World War II, he had no idea what he was getting into. This graphic memoir is the story of his life during wartime, a story told with poignant intimacy and matchless artistry. Across a generation, a deep friendship blossomed between Alan Cope and author/artist Emmanuel Guibert. From it, Alan's War was born a graphic novel that is a deeply personal and moving experience, straight from the heart of the Greatest Generation a unique piece of WWII literature and a ground-breaking graphic memoir."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781596430969
(200mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: First Second
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Emmanuel Guibert
Ariol #9: The Teeth of the Rabbit, Paperback / softback (December 2016)
Translation of: Ariol. Volume 9, Les dents du lapin.
Ariol 5, Hardback (August 2014)
For use in schools and libraries only. While Ariol pals around with Ramono on a visit with his grandparents, Bizbilla finally makes her move!
How the World Was, Paperback (July 2014)» View all books by Emmanuel Guibert
Alan's War, followed the wartime adventures of Alan Cope, a friend of the author who served as an American GI in France during World War II. In this book, the author revisits Cope's story, this time focusing on his childhood in California during the Great Depression.
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Author Biography - Emmanuel Guibert
Emmanuel Guibert has written a great many graphic novels for readers young and old, among them the "Sardine in Outer Space" series and "The Professor's Daughter" with Joann Sfar.In 1994, a chance encounter with an American World War II veteran named Alan Cope marked the beginning of a deep friendship and the birth of a great biographical epic.Another of Guibert's recent works is "The Photographer." Showered with awards, translated around the world and soon to come from First Second books, it relates a Doctors Without Borders mission in 1980's Afghanistan through the eyes of a great reporter, the late Didier Lefevre.Guibert lives in Paris with his wife and daughter."
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