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Coolies / Brothers

Coolies, by Yin & Chris Soentpiet. Brothers, by Yin & Chris Soentpiet. I pickup up Brothers because of the cover. I checked it out because of the inside illos. I looked for the prequel because of the story. In the first book, Coolies, Chinese brothers Shek and Wong leave their family in 1865 and go … Continue reading »

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To the Heart of the Storm

To the Heart of the Storm, by Will Eisner. 1991. Semi-autobiographical graphic novel. It’s 1942. Willie, a young draftee on his way to the induction center, remembers his life growing up as a child of Jewish immigrants in New York. We also learn about his parents’ lives. His mother, born on the boat on the … Continue reading »

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