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The complete Essex County

By: Lemire, Jeff Lemire, Jeff(By (artist))

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160309038X / 9781603090384
Paperback
741.5'973
29/08/2009
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23 cm 512 p. : chiefly ill.
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Where does a young boy turn when his whole world suddenly disappears?

Whatturns two brothers from an unstoppable team into a pair of bitterly estrangedloners?

How does the simple-hearted care of one middle-aged nurse reveal thescars of an entire community, and can anything heal the wounds caused by acentury of deception?

Award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire pays tribute to hisroots with Essex County, an award-winning trilogy of graphic novels setin an imaginary version of his hometown, the eccentric farming community ofEssex County, Ontario, Canada.

In Essex County, Lemire crafts an intimatestudy of one community through the years, and a tender meditation on family,memory, grief, secrets, and reconciliation.

With the lush, expressive inking ofa young artist at the height of his powers, Lemire draws us in and sets usfree. This new edition collects the complete, critically-acclaimed trilogy(Tales from the Farm, Ghost Stories, and The Country Nurse)in one deluxe volume!

Also included are over 40-pages of previously unpublishedmaterial, including two new stories.

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