In Chris Ware's own words, '"Building Stories" follows the inhabitants of a three-flat Chicago apartment house: a thirty-year-old woman who has yet ...Show synopsisIn Chris Ware's own words, '"Building Stories" follows the inhabitants of a three-flat Chicago apartment house: a thirty-year-old woman who has yet to find someone with whom to spend the rest of her life; a couple who wonder if they can bear each other's company for another minute; and finally an elderly woman who never married and is the building's landlady...' The scope, the ambition, the artistry and emotional heft of this project are beyond anything even Chris Ware has achieved before.Hide synopsis
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Description:Very Good Condition. Size: Elephant Folio-over 15"-23" tall....Very Good Condition. Size: Elephant Folio-over 15"-23" tall. Text clean. Color illustrations. Boards lightly bumped at corners. Includes 14 original pieces contained in decorative illustrated box lightly bumped on corners: 52-page wordless landscape booklet, double-sided accordion foldout of the protagonist in the snow, double-sided accordion foldout of the protagonist with her daughter, "Branford: The Best Bee in the World" 24-page comic book, "September 23rd, 2000" 32-page hardcover Little Golden Book, 16-page comic book featuring the couple from the second floor, 16-page comic book featuring the old woman from the first floor, "Disconnect" 20-page comic book, 52-page hardcover book with no markings, "The Daily Bee" fold-out newspaper, single folded poster, four-panel accordion-folded board, 20-page broadsheet, and 4-page broadsheet. Fold-out newspaper has small factory crease and single folded poster has light markings at one corner. 52-page hardcover book boards are slightly bowed. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN/EAN: 9780375424335. Inventory No: 145373.
This is a reading game of sorts: a person can create storylines by setting up various boards that illustrate certain events. I think it would make an ideal gift for a reader with a mind of his or her own. CLEVER!
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