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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 741.5973 CRA 000166696 New Books Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1683965183
  • ISBN: 9781683965183
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books Inc., [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note: Cover title.
Summary, etc.: "20 years in the making, the long-awaited graphic novel masterpiece from acclaimed cartoonist Jordan Crane. A young couple is stuck in traffic, reading a book aloud to each other to pass the time. The relationship is already strained, but between the encroaching road rage, and a novel that hits way too close to home, tensions are running especially high by the time they arrive back at their apartment. When one of them leaves to get takeout and a movie, each of the young lovers is individually forced to confront loss, grief, fear, and insecurities in unexpected and shocking ways. Crane's formal use of the comics medium -- threading several timelines and the interior and exterior lives of its protagonists together to create an increasing, almost Hitchcockian sense of dread and paranoia -- is masterful. But as the title hints, there are dualities at its core that make it one of the most exciting works of graphic literary fiction in recent memory, a brilliant adult drama that showcases a deep empathy and compassion for its characters as well as a visually arresting showcase of Crane's considerable talents. Keeping Two is ostensibly a story about loss, but by the end, it just might also be about finding something along the way -- something that had seemed irredeemable up to that point. In that way, it's also a deeply romantic book."--provided by publisher.
Subject: Married people Comic books, strips, etc
Infants Death Comic books, strips, etc
Marriage Comic books, strips, etc
Couples Comic books, strips, etc
Infants Death
Married people
Genre: Bandes dessinées.
Domestic comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Domestic comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.