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Flying Couch : A Graphic Memoir (Paperback) (Amy (ILT) Kurzweil)

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Flying Couch, Amy Kurzweil’s debut, tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy’s own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist weaves into the narrative of Amy’s mother, a therapist, and Amy’s Bubbe, a World War Two survivor who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto by passing herself off as a Gentile in Nazi-occupied Poland. A telling of the inherited Holocaust narrative now two generations removed,Flying Couch investigates the legacy of trauma, the magic of family stories, and the strength of Amy’s remarkable, hilarious Bubbe in a style that echoes Chris Ware, Marjane Satrapi, Art Speigelman, and Nicole Krauss. But it’s Amy’s playful sensibility and her fascination with the way our memoriesand our familiesshape who we become that make this illustrated memoir a bold and original coming-of-age story and an important entry into the literature of the Holocaust.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels, Biography + Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Amy (ILT) Kurzweil
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2016
TCIN: 51695959
UPC: 9781936787289
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-8058
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