Maus by Art Spiegelman
My Father Bleeds History v. 1

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A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.

 

About Art Spiegelman

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Artist and writer Art Spiegelman is a teacher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the creator of Maus, a graphic novel that depicts his father's struggles in Hitler's Europe, and which earned Spiegelman a Pulitzer Prize.
 
Published June 1, 1991 by Random House Inc.
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Told in comic-strip format, the second half of Spiegelman's profoundly moving family memento of his parents' survival of the Holocaust and of his own coming to terms with their tragedies, should be as popular as the first installment ( Maus , 1987).

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Entertainment Weekly

At the very end of this brilliant memoir, Spiegelman prints a photo of his father in 1945 — and with one devastatingly simple step leads us back into the world of man.

Nov 15 1991 | Read Full Review of Maus: My Father Bleeds Histor...

The Bookbag

Layered on top of his father's story is Art's story: the story of how the book came to be, and the story of the troubled relationship between the American son and the Polish holocaust survivor father.

Nov 25 2012 | Read Full Review of Maus: My Father Bleeds Histor...

ReadySteadyBook

It’s obvious that he loves his Father very much, yet there are times in the book when you feel that the only reason he is visiting his Father is to gather material for his book, not because he actually wanted to see him.

Jan 12 2006 | Read Full Review of Maus: My Father Bleeds Histor...

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When critiquing a book about another book, the reviewer is faced with a dilemma: Should he erase any prior views about the original work, making his arguments for or against the secondary work objectively?

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In this Pulitzer-winning comic book (or what we now would call a graphic novel) Vladek Spiegelman tells the story of how he survived the Holocaust.

Sep 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Maus: My Father Bleeds Histor...

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