American Splendor

American Splendor

The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar : Stories

Book - 2003
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The classic collection of the comics that inspired the movie American Splendor, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. American Splendor is the world's first literary comic book. Cleveland native Harvey Pekar is a true American original. A V.A. hospital file clerk and comic book writer, Harvey chronicles the ordinary and mundane in stories both funny and touching. His dead-on eye for the frustrations and minutiae of the workaday world mix in a delicate balance with his insight into personal relationships. Pekar has been compared to Dreiser, Dostoevsky, and Lenny Bruce. But he is truly more than all of them; he is himself.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2003
Edition: 1st Ballantine books ed
ISBN: 9780345468307
Characteristics: 1 volume (various pagings) : chiefly illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Budgett, Gregory
Brown, Kevin
Call Number: AGN PEKAR, H

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