A Drifting Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Yoshihiro Tatsumi

A Drifting Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Yoshihiro Tatsumi year 2009
  • Book name: A Drifting Life
  • Author: Yoshihiro Tatsumi
  • Release date: 2009/4/5
  • Publisher: DRAWN AND QUARTERLY
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Fiction
  • ISBN: 9781897299746
  • Rating: 7.69 of 10
  • Votes: 640
  • Review by: Alisa Fogle
  • Review rating: 7.12 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 840
  • Includes a PDF summary of 72 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The epic autobiography of a manga masterAcclaimed for his visionary short-story collections The Push Man and Other Stories, Abandon the Old in Tokyo, and Good-Bye-originally created nearly forty years ago, but just as resonant now as ever-the legendary Japanese cartoonist Yoshihiro Tatsumi has come to be recognized in North America as a precursor of today's graphic novel movement. A Drifting Life is his monumental memoir eleven years in the making, beginning with his experiences as a child in Osaka, growing up as part of a country burdened by the shadows of World War II.Spanning fifteen years from August 1945 to June 1960, Tatsumi's stand-in protagonist, Hiroshi, faces his father's financial burdens and his parents' failing marriage, his jealous brother's deteriorating health, and the innumerable pitfalls that await him in the competitive manga market of mid-twentieth-century Japan. He dreams of following in the considerable footsteps of his idol, the manga artist Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy, Apollo's Song, Ode to Kirihito, Buddha)-with whom Tatsumi eventually became a peer and, at times, a stylistic rival. As with his short-story collection, A Drifting Life is designed by Adrian Tomine.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 41H17M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Graphic Novels, Anime & Manga, Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Memoirs, Graphic Novels: True Stories & Non-fiction
  • Available formats: WORD, TXT, OEB, EPUB, DOC, PPTX, PDF, AZW. Compressed in 7-ZIP, TAR.XZ, TAR, ZIP, RAR, CAB
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 32.00 USD
  • Dimensions: 165x222x55mm
  • Weight: 1,330g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Montreal, Canada
Categories: 2009, Fiction, English
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