0312282990 Fair. Moderate wear to covers/corners. Trade paperback binding. Light to moderate water damage with resulting ripple and discoloration to pages. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.
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This brilliant epic novel set in New York and Prague introduces us to two misfit young men who make it big by creating comic-book superheroes. Joe Kavalier, a young artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdiniesque escape, has just smuggled himself out of Nazi-invaded Prague and landed in New York City. His Brooklyn cousin Sammy Clay is looking for a partner to create heroes, stories, and art for the latest novelty to hit America the comic book. Inspired by their own fears and dreams, Kavalier and Clay create the "Escapists," "The Monitor," and "Luna Moth," inspired by the beautiful Rosa Saks, who will become linked by powerful ties to both men. "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay "is the winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.