One of my Twitter friends is offering up a copy of this amazing, heart-wrenching graphic novel. A Canada Reads finalist, it was my choice to win, so you know how I feel about it.
Where does a young boy turn when his whole world suddenly disappears? What turns two brothers from an unstoppable team into a pair of bitterly estranged loners? How does the simple-hearted care of one middle-aged nurse reveal the scars of an entire community, and can anything heal the wounds caused by a century of deception? Award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire pays tribute to his roots with Essex County, an award-winning trilogy of graphic novels set in an imaginary version of his hometown, the eccentric farming community of Essex County, Ontario, Canada. In Essex County, Lemire crafts an intimate study of one community through the years, and a tender meditation on family, memory, grief, secrets, and reconciliation. With the lush, expressive inking of a young artist at the height of his powers, Lemire draws us in and sets us free. This new edition collects the complete, critically-acclaimed trilogy (Tales from the Farm, Ghost Stories, and The Country Nurse) in one deluxe volume! Also included are over 40-pages of previously unpublished material, including two new stories.
Hugs and air kisses to Carrie for the donation. http://twitter.com/Cmacmizzle
- This auction will run from today until 11:59 pm Est June 10th and is open to North America.
- All bids will be in Canadian funds.
- Bids must increase by at least a dollar.