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Twists of fate

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Fantagraphics Books,
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Using the vivid, yet prievously undocumented, memories of Miguel Ruiz, a Spanish veteran exiled in France, Twists of Fate is a graphic novel exploration of WWII through an international lens. Ruiz was a member of 'La Nueve', a company of soldiers that went straight from fighting for their homeland in the Spanish Civil War to a globe-spanning conflict. A necessary and timely look into what we remember and why he forget, Twists of Fate blends compassion, humanity, and sensitivity against a backdrop of horror and grief, in an ode to those who bravely stood up to, and beat back, violent fascism.
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Grouped Work IDc4cc0405-7367-1147-3d1f-5821deb9f2f8
Grouping Titletwists of fate
Grouping Authorroca paco
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-02-13 04:11:37AM
Last Indexed2020-02-21 04:17:48AM

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auth_author2Mena, Erica,
authorRoca, Paco (Comic book artist),
author2-roleMena, Erica,translator.
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Severna Park Library
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Odenton Library - Adult Graphic Novels
Severna Park Library - Adult Graphic Novels
display_descriptionEisner-award winner Paco Roca reconstructs World War II through the memories of Miguel Ruiz, a member of 'La Nueve,' a company of men that went from fighting against the Franco regime in the Spanish Civil War to battles across Europe and Africa, spurred on by their patriotism and hate for brutal dictatorships. Ruiz's stories are filled with horror and humor but Twists of Fate is much more than a forgotten hero's personal story. It's a timely look into what we remember and why we forget, a reminder that everyone has a tale to tell, and an ode to a generation that stood up to, and beat back, violent fascism.
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ils:a155757731997101818227Glen Burnie Library - Adult Graphic NovelsFICTION (R)1falsefalseOn ShelfJun 05, 2019NCO
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Odenton Library
Severna Park Library
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:a1557577Graphic NovelBooksEnglishFantagraphics Books, [2018]319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
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subject_facetGraphic novels
War comics
World War, 1939-1945 -- Comic books, strips, etc
title_displayTwists of fate
title_fullTwists of fate [graphic novel] / Paco Roca ; translator, Erica Mena
title_shortTwists of fate
topic_facetWorld War, 1939-1945