American Born Chinese (Prebound)

By Gene Luen Yang, Lark Pien (Illustrator)
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Description


A tour-de-force by rising indie comics star Yang, "American Born Chinese" tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters whose lives and stories come together with an unexpected twist in this action-packed modern fable.

About the Author


Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He began drawing comic books in the fifth grade, and in 1997 he received a Xeric Grant for his first comic, "Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks". He has since written and drawn a number of titles, including "Duncan s Kingdom", "The Rosary Comic Book", "Prime Baby" and "Animal Crackers". "American Born Chinese", his first graphic novel from First Second, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. He also won an Eisner for "The Eternal Smile", a collaboration with Derek Kirk Kim. He is the author of the Secret Coders series (with artist Mike Holmes) and has written for the hit comics Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman. Yang lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. geneyang.com

Product Details
ISBN: 9780606144841
ISBN-10: 0606144846
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: December 23rd, 2008
Pages: 233
Language: English