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In the Shadow of No Towers

In the Shadow of No Towers( )
Author: Spiegelman, Art
Series title:Pantheon Graphic Library
ISBN:978-0-375-42307-9
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

For Art Spiegelman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were both highly personal and intensely political. In the Shadow of No Towers, his first new book of comics since the groundbreaking Maus, is a masterful and moving account of the events and aftermath of that tragic day. Spiegelman and his family bore witness to the attacks in their lower Manhattan neighborhood: his teenage daughter had started...
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Book Details
Pages:42
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / 21St Century
Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.1 x 14.5 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:2.98 Pounds
Author Biography
Spiegelman, Art (Author)
Art Spiegelman was born in Stockholm, Sweden on February 15, 1948. He is the son of Polish Jews who survived imprisonment in Auschwitz. His family immigrated to the United States. He became a professional cartoonist at the age of 16. He studied art and philosophy at Harpur College.

He became a creative consultant, designer, and writer for Topps Chewing Gum, Inc., where he created Wacky Packages, Garbage Pail Kids and other novelty items. The Complete Mr. Infinity was published in 1970 and won the Joel M. Cavior Award for Jewish Writing. In 1980, Spiegelman and his wife, Fran├žoise Mouly founded the avant-garde comics magazine RAW. His best known work Maus: A Survivor's Tale, was published in 1986 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. His other works include Maus: A Survivor's Tale II, In the Shadow of No Towers, Breakdowns, Jack and the Box, Be a Nose, and The Ghosts of Ellis Island. MetaMaus won the 2011 National Jewish Book Award in the Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir category.

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