9780345500694

American Widow

ISBN 10: 0345500695 / 0-345-50069-5
ISBN 13: 9780345500694
Publisher: Villard Books
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Hardcover
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"Reading [AMERICAN WIDOW], you feel that Torres could be your friend or neighbor; she makes an epic tragedy intimate."

Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.), 09/07/2008

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"[T]hroughout the book, which is black and white with bursts of sea-foam blue and the occasional red and blue, Ms. Choi's illustrations are sharply observed. She does a great job of distinguishing a large cast of characters and settings. She's also called upon to draw images of the towers as they fell and the aftermath at the site. One of the most evocative drawings is a full page that shows the void in the wake of the collapse."

George Gene Gustines, New York Times, 09/25/2008

 

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Book Description: Random House USA Inc, United States, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 235 x 178 mm. Brand New Book. At the heart of American Widow is the notion of Sept. 11 as a personal, rather than a national or political, tragedy, which, this achingly tender work reminds us, is exactly what it was. -- LA Times Want to honor those who passed during 9-11? Turn off the stupid documentary glorifying all of those images we ve seen over and over, and read this sincere account of how that fateful day effected one person that represents all of us. -- Aint It Cool News [A] raw, occasionally maddening, bracing graphic memoir. Unbearably moving. -- The New York Times Book Review Reading it, you feel that Torres could be your friend or neighbor; she makes an epic tragedy intimate. -- Newsday On September 10, 2001, Eddie Torres started his dream job at Cantor Fitzgerald in the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The next morning, he said goodbye to his 71/2-months-pregnant wife, Alissa, and headed out the door. In an instant, Alissa s world was thrown into chaos. Forced to deal with unimaginable challenges, Alissa suddenly found herself cast into the role of 9/11 widow, tossed into a storm of bureaucracy, politics, patriotism, mourning, consolation, and, soon enough, motherhood. Beautifully and thoughtfully illustrated, American Widow is the affecting account of one woman s journey through shock, pain, birth, and rebirth in the aftermath of a great tragedy. It is also the story of a young couple s love affair: how a Colombian immigrant and a strong-minded New Yorker met, fell in love, and struggled to fulfill their dreams. Above all, American Widow is a tribute to the resilience of the human heart and the very personal story of how one woman endured a very public tragedy. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780345500694

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