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 began drawing comic books in the fifth grade. In 1997, he received a Xeric Grant for "Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks", his first comics work. 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. Recently, he has been working on the comics series "Avatar: The Last Airbender." Yang lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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