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    DescriptionA boxed edition of the two paperback volumed of this 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning illustrated narrative of Holocaust survival. "Maus" tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. "Maus" approaches the unspeakable through the diminutive. Its form, the cartoon (the Nazis are cats, the Jews mice), shocks us out of any lingering sense of familiarity and succeeds in "drawing us closer to the bleak heart of the Holocaust" ("The New York Times"). "Maus "is a haunting tale within a tale. Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father. Against the backdrop of guilt brought by survival, they stage a normal life of small arguments and unhappy visits. This astonishing retelling of our century's grisliest news is a story of survival, not only of Vladek but of the children who survive even the survivors. "Maus "studies the bloody pawprints of history and tracks its meaning for all of us.

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    Maus: "My Father Bleeds History", "Here My Troubles Began" v. 1 & 2
    A Survivor's Tale
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Art Spiegelman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 2
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 885 g
    ISBN 13: 9780679748403
    ISBN 10: 0679748407

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, JFSR1, HBTZ1
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 06
    B&T Approval Code: A14777500
    BISAC V2.8: HIS043000
    B&T Approval Code: A02000000
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    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000, BIO026000, BIO000000
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    DC22: 940.53/18/0922
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    DC21: 940.53180207
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    LC classification: DS135.P63 S68 1993
    Thema V1.0: DNB, NHTZ1
    Edition statement
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    21 November 1995
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Art Spiegelman is a contributing editor and artist for "The New Yorker, "and a co-founder/editor of "Raw, " the acclaimed magazine of avant-garde comics and graphics. His drawings and prints have been exhibited in museums and galleries here and abroad. Honors he has received for "Maus "include the Pulitzer Prize, a Guggenheim fellowship, and nominations for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in New York City with his wife, Francoise Mouly, and their two children, Nadja and Dashiell.
    Review quote
    "The most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust." ""--The "Wall Street Journal " "The first masterpiece in comic book history." "--The New Yorker" "A loving documentary and brutal fable, a mix of compassion and stoicism [that] sums up the experience of the Holocaust with as much power and as little pretension as any other work I can think of." ""--"The New Republic ""A quiet triumph, moving and simple--impossible to describe accurately, and impossible to achieve in any medium but comics." "--The Washington Post ""Spiegelman has turned the exuberant fantasy of comics inside out by giving us the most incredible fantasy in comics' history: something that actually occurred . . . The central relationship is not that of cat and mouse, but that of Art and Vladek. "Maus" is terrifying not for its brutality, but for its tenderness and guilt." ""--"The New Yorker ""All too infrequently, a book comes along that's as daring as it is acclaimed. Art Spiegelman's "Maus "is just such a book." ""--"Esquire ""An epic story told in tiny pictures." ""--"The New York Times ""A remarkable work, awesome in its conception and execution . . . at one and the same time a novel, a documentary, a memoir, and a comic book. Brilliant, just brilliant." "--"Jules Feffer
    Flap copy
    Volumes I & II in paperback of this 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning illustrated narrative of Holocaust survival.