Imagine Wanting Only This (Pantheon Graphic Novels)

By | February 16, 2019
Imagine Wanting Only This (Pantheon Graphic Novels) Author Kristen Radtke
ISBN-10 1101870834
ISBN-13 9781101870839
Year 2017-04-18
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Pantheon
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A gorgeous graphic memoir about loss love and confronting griefWhen Kristen Radtke was in college the sudden death of a beloved uncle and the sight of an abandoned mining town after his funeral marked the beginning moments of a lifelong fascination with ruins and with people and places left behind Over time this fascination deepened until it triggered a journey around the world in search of ruined places Now in this genre smashing graphic memoir she leads us through deserted cities in the American Midwest an Icelandic town buried in volcanic ash islands in the Philippines New York City and the delicate passageways of the human heart Along the way we learn about her family and a rare genetic heart disease that has been passed down through generations and revisit tragic events in Americas past A narrative that is at once narrative and factual historical and personal Radtkes stunning illustrations and piercing text never shy away from the big questions Why are we here and what will we leave behind With black and white illustrations throughout part of the Pantheon Graphic Novel series

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