Four powerful dramas recall tenement life in 1930s New York--an absolute must for fans of Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth,and Isaac Singer. The storytelling is straightforward: sometimes heart warming, sometimes heart breaking. It's printed in a single sepia-colored ink, which adds to the nostalgic feel of the book and includes "A Contract with God," "The Street Singer," "The Supper," and "Cookalein." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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good comic written by a legend in the comics industry in america will eisner, worth a read mainly because, this well portrayed, good writing, and illustrations have a certain old... Read morePublished 1 month ago by sqaull17
Beautiful art but what else can you say about A book filled with one of the greatest's geniusPublished 3 months ago by Veraann Johnson
I love this. His heart is on every page. I don't want to bore you with details, just read this. It is probably the origin of the graphic novel as we know it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by John Reilly
Bought for my son in college. Fast shipping was exactly what he needed.Published 5 months ago by wmj986
if you have any interest in the history of graphic novels and what it was like growing up in the Bronx rread it...and of course the illustrations are among the best;Published 11 months ago by bert
One of the comics classics, by a master of the medium. I love this book.
I got this for my daughter because she's into comics and I wanted her to know the deeper, more... Read more