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The Resource My favorite thing is monsters, Emil Ferris

My favorite thing is monsters, Emil Ferris

Label
My favorite thing is monsters
Title
My favorite thing is monsters
Title number
Book one
Statement of responsibility
Emil Ferris
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late '60s Chicago, and narrated by 10-year-old Karen Reyes, Monsters is told is told through a fictional graphic diary employing the iconography of B-movie horror imagery and pulp monster magazines. As the precocious Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her beautiful and enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, we watch the interconnected and fascinating stories of those around her unfold" -- Publisher
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
  • Eisner Awards, Best Graphic Album - New, 2018.
  • Ignatz Awards, Outstanding Graphic Novel, 2017.
  • Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Graphic Novel, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10574191
Cataloging source
JJG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferris, Emil
Dewey number
741.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.F4646
LC item number
M9 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
My favorite thing is monsters
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Girls
  • Homicide
  • Murder
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
My favorite thing is monsters, Emil Ferris
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First Fantagraphics Books edition.
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9781606999592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 971503890
  • (OCoLC)971503890
Label
My favorite thing is monsters, Emil Ferris
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First Fantagraphics Books edition.
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9781606999592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 971503890
  • (OCoLC)971503890

Library Locations

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