Blackbird Days

Fantagraphics Books
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In this collection of short literary comics stories, a teacher abandons her students on a class trip, and much more.

Two giant robots battle it out in a European metropolis; an engineer is asked to inspect something unusual at a marble quarry; a recently relocated father loses his young son in Berlin’s Tempelhof Park; the painter Arnold Böcklin takes a trip before he paints his famous masterpiece, The Island of Death; and, an immigrant grandmother tells the story of how she escaped war in Indochina. Blackbird Days is rounded out with an autobiographical snapshot of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, Fior’s home. 

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About the author

MANUELE FIOR was born in Cesena (Italy) in 1975 and currently lives in Paris. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Le Monde, and La Republica. He was nominated for an LA Book Prize.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Apr 18, 2018
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Pages
104
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ISBN
9781683960836
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Language
English
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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