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MAC'S BACKS COMIX HAPPY HOUR DISCUSSES THE ARRIVAL

Mac's Backs Comix Happy Hour discusses The Arrival by Shaun Tan. 

In this wordless graphic novel, Tan captures the struggles and joy of the immigrant experience through clear, mesmerizing images which tell the story of a man who leaves his homeland and his family to build a better life.

Shaun Tan is the New York Times bestselling author of The ArrivalTales from Outer SuburbiaTales from the Inner CityRules of Summer, and The Singing Bones. He received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2011 and won an Academy Award for the adaptation of his picture book The Lost Thing (from Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan). Shaun lives in Melbourne, Australia.

"Mesmerizing... Such visual eloquence can only motivate readers to seek out any future graphic novels from Shaun Tan, regardless of where they might be shelved." -- New York Times Book Review

 "A silent, fantastical masterpiece... Filled with both subtlety and grandeur, the book is a unique work that not only fulfills but also expands the potential of its form." -- Booklist, starred review

 "An unashamed paean to the immigrant's spirit, tenacity and guts, perfectly crafted for maximum effect." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

 

 

Event date: 
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
1820 Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
The Arrival Cover Image
By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9780439895293
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 2007