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Malcolm X : A Graphic Biography (Hardcover) (Andrew Helfer)
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The age of multitasking needs better narrative history. It must be absolutely factual, immediately accessible, smart, and brilliantly fun. Enter Andrew Helfer, the award-winning graphic-novel editor behind Roadto Perdition and The History of Violence, and welcome the launch of a unique line of graphic biographies.If a picture is worth a thousand words, these graphic biographies qualify as tomes. But if you’re among the millions who haven’t time for another doorstop of a biography, these books are for you.
With the thoroughly researched and passionately drawn Malcolm X, Helfer and award-winning artist Randy DuBurke capture Malcolm Little’s extraordinary transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the Nation of Islam.
Malcolm Little's transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the nation of Islam is captured in this thoroughly researched and passionately drawn graphic biography.
Number of Pages: 102
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Author: Andrew Helfer
Street Date: November 14, 2006
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-3263