My Favorite Thing is Monsters: Book 1

Fantagraphics Books
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Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.
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About the author

Emil Ferris grew up Chicago during the turbulent1960s, where she still lives, and is consequently a devotee of all things monstrous andhorrific.She has an MFA in Creative Writing from The School of the Art Institute.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Feb 15, 2017
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Pages
386
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ISBN
9781606999592
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Language
English
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Genres
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Contemporary Women
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Crime & Mystery
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Literary
FICTION / Coming of Age
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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