The Rime of the Modern Mariner

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Published: 2012-10-25

ISBN: 9780670025800

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Viking Adult

Synopsis

An extraordinary, timely update on the classic Coleridge poemIs it possible to update a masterpiece? Only, perhaps, with a brand-new masterpiece. Written in 1797, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” was the original eco-fable; drawn in 2010, The Rime of the Modern Mariner is a graphic novel, now set in the cesspool of the North Atlantic Garbage Patch—thus adding a timely and resonant message about the destruction of our seas.Hayes’s visually striking debut is drawn with complex, iconic images reminiscent of old woodcuts. Emerging from every exquisite page are the poem’s

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Price: $32.00


Alpha and Omega: Cry Wolf: Volume One

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Published: 2012-10-02

ISBN: 9780441018482

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Ace Hardcover

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Patricia Briggs lives in Washington state with her husband, children and a small herd of horses.

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Price: $24.95


Gandhi

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Published: 2011-09-27

ISBN: 9780143120247

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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The life of a true twentieth-century hero told in a vibrant graphic novel format. Through his quietly powerful leadership and influential use of nonviolent resistance in India’s struggle against the British Raj, Mahatma Gandhi became one of the most revered figures of the modern era. While history has recorded Gandhi’s words and deeds, the man himself has been eclipsed by maxims of virtuosity that seem to have little resonance in our everyday lives. In Gandhi, the third volume in our exciting new manga biography series, created in conjunction with Emotional Content, Kazuki Ebine combines

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Price: $15.00


Che Guevara

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Published: 2010-10-26

ISBN: 9780143118169

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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An extraordinary illustrated graphic novel about the legendary political figure Che Guevara. His name is equated with rebellion, revolution, and socialism. His face is on tee-shirts all over the world. Che Guevara’s life has been explored and portrayed in numerous books and films, including The Motorcycle Diaries, and he continues to captivate the public imagination more than forty years after his death. Guevara became politically active in his native Argentina, but gained notoriety after he met Fidel Castro and became instrumental in Castro’s efforts in Cuba. Guevara then went on to Bolivia,

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Price: $15.00


Vlad the Impaler

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Published: 2010-09-28

ISBN: 9780452296572

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

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Read Sid Jaconson’s posts on the Penguin Blog Two legends of the comic book industry bring to life the story of gore and lust that inspired Dracula. Vlad the man had a devilish streak-a vicious temper, a passion for women, and a thirst for revenge. Vlad the ruler was a true devil-a relentless torturer, a brutal murderer, and a paranoid leader whose megalomania would be his own undoing. Responsible for the merciless deaths of thousands, this savage 15th century ruler earned himself the moniker Vlad the Impaler. His bloody reign struck terror into the hearts of his disciples and inspired

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Price: $16.00


The 14th Dalai Lama

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Published: 2010-09-28

ISBN: 9780143118152

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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A new way of getting to know one of the world’s most beloved spiritual leaders. Featuring a charmingly illustrated format that will appeal to readers of all ages, this unique biography is an ideal introduction to the leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile. Born in 1935 to a peasant family in a small village, Tenzin Gyatso was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of his predecessor, the Thirteenth Dalai Lama. In 1950, His Holiness assumed full political power when China invade Tibet-a tragedy that forever changed him and shaped his efforts on behalf of world peace, for which he

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Price: $15.00


Grimmer Tales

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Published: 2009-12-09

ISBN: 9780452296022

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

Read Erik Bergstrom’s posts on the Penguin Blog A hilarious collection of upended fairy tales that will recast your classic family favorites in an all-wrong light Remember those beloved fairy tales you read as a child? Where the damsel in distress is rescued by the handsome prince and then they all live happily ever after? Well Grimmer Tales is just like that. Minus the happy and the ever after! In these pages you’ll find classic tales twisted, tweaked, and riddled with morbid humor. Little Boy Blue blows his brains out, Pinocchio impales his dentist when asked if he’s been flossing

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Price: $16.00


Dark Hunger

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Published: 2007-10-02

ISBN: 9780425217832

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Berkley Trade

Synopsis

The New York Times bestselling author’s Carpathian classic goes Manga! Christine Feehan has reinvented the vampire novel with her New York Times bestselling Carpathian series. Now she and Berkley take her “out-of-the- ordinary” (Booklist) in a thrilling new direction–and this time it’s more graphic than ever. Riordan is an immortal Carpathian male, trapped and caged, his honor compromised by his captors. They’re in his mind. They’re in his blood. And not one can withstand his desire for revenge. Juliette is an activist devoted to liberating animals from a secret jungle lab. What she stumbles upon

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Price: $12.00


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