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Red : a Haida manga

Author: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A graphic novel, based on a classic Haida oral narrative, about Red, an orphan who loses his sister Jaada during an attack by raiders on their village and is later blinded by his quest to find his sibling and exact revenge on her captors, leading his community into a destructive war.
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
ISBN: 9781553653530 155365353X
OCLC Number: 430841154
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
1st U.S. ed.
bj
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Graphic Novel) 2009
Description: 108 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas.
Local System Bib Number:
.b2757717x

Abstract:

An innovative graphic novel combining visual elements from the traditions of Haida art with those of Western comics and Asian manga. The traditional legend is set in pre-contact days on Haida Gwaii,  Read more...
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"[RED] offers a glimpse into another culture and effectively captures the malleability of a folk tale, its capacity to shift and transform during multiple tellings." -"Booklist"

 
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