9780810972278

Nat Turner

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  • ISBN13:

    9780810972278

  • ISBN10:

    0810972271

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2008
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

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Summary

The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellionwhich began on August 21, 1831, in Southampton County, Virginiais known among school children and adults. To some he is a hero, a symbol of Black resistance and a precursor to the civil rights movement; to others he is monstera murderer whose name is never uttered. InNat Turner, acclaimed author and illustrator Kyle Baker depicts the evils of slavery in this moving and historically accurate story of Nat Turner's slave rebellion. Told nearly wordlessly, every image resonates with the reader as the brutal story unfolds. This graphic novel collects all four issues of Kyle Baker's critically acclaimed miniseries together for the first time in hardcover and paperback. The book also includes a new afterword by Baker. "A hauntingly beautiful historical spotlight. A-" Entertainment Weekly "Baker's storytelling is magnificent." Variety "Intricately expressive faces and trenchant dramatic pacing evoke the diabolic slave trade's real horrors." The Washington Post "Baker's drawings are worthy of a critic's attention."Los Angeles Times "Baker's suspenseful and violent work documents the slave trade's atrocities as no textbook can, with an emotional power approaching that ofMaus."Library Journal, starred review

Author Biography

Kyle Baker—writer, artist, animator, director, and publisher—has written and illustrated thirteen graphic novels and won multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, Spin, Rolling Stone, The Voice, EW, and Details, and he has worked for Disney, Warner Bros., HBO, Dreamworks, Cartoon Network, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Random House, Nickelodeon, and Scholastic. He lives in New York City.







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