One Story

One Story

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Silvano Landi is a successful writer who, at the age of 50, sees his family leave him and his life fall apart. Landi's great-grandfather, Mauro, is an anxious soldier being fed to the maw of carnage in the First World War. Alternating between past and present, a psych ward and the bloody trenches, and told through complex clues -- a lone gas station, an apathetic baroness, found love letters, and shifting from scratchy black-and-white to lush watercolors (sometimes on the same page), A Story documents the origins of pain that serve as the roots of a twisted family tree, and allows the reader to trace the branches.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 222 x 298 x 20.32mm | 861.83g
  • Seattle, United States
  • English
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1683963199
  • 9781683963196
  • 292,993

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In this brief but haunting work, life itself is a battle whose greatest spoil is self-forgiveness.-- "Publishers Weekly"
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1,532 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 42% (648)
4 39% (600)
3 15% (235)
2 3% (44)
1 0% (5)
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