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Description - Joyland by Emily Schultz

Welcome to 1984 and the town of South Wakefield. Chris Lane is 14 and he's sure that he can see the future, or at least guess what's inside of Christie Brinkley's mind. But he can't foresee the closing of Joyland, the town's only video arcade. With the arcade's passing comes a summer of teenage lust, violence, and a search for new entertainment. Never far away is Chris's younger sister, Tammy, who plays spy to the events that will change the lives of her family and town forever. Joyland is a novel about the impossibility of knowing the future. Schultz bring the Cold War home in a novel set to the digital pulse of video games and the echoes of hair metal. Joyland is illustrated throughout by graphic novelist Nate Powell, whose work has been praised by Sin City creator Frank Miller as "observant, intimate cartooning [that] surgically cuts to the bone."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550227215
ISBN-10: 1550227211
Format: Hardback
Pages: 296
Imprint: ECW Press,Canada
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Emily Schultz

Emily Schultz's first book, "Black Coffee Night" was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Award for Best First Fiction. A story from that collection was adapted by Lynne Stopkewich, director of "Kissed." Schultz is the former editor of "Broken Pencil" magazin

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