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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

A Novel
Chabon, Michael (Book - 2000)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
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This brilliant epic novel set in New York and Prague introduces us to two misfit young men who make it big by creating comic-book superheroes. Joe Kavalier, a young artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdiniesque escape, has just smuggled himself out of Nazi-invaded Prague and landed in New York City. His Brooklyn cousin Sammy Clay is looking for a partner to create heroes, stories, and art for the latest novelty to hit America the comic book. Inspired by their own fears and dreams, Kavalier and Clay create the Escapists , The Monitor , and Luna Moth , inspired by the beautiful Rosa Saks, who will become linked by powerful ties to both men. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is the winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Authors: Chabon, Michael
Title: The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay
a novel
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, c2000.
Characteristics: 639 p. ;,21 cm.
Local Note: 6 15 16 18 53 79 118 172 216 263
ISBN: 0312282990
Statement of Responsibility: Michael Chabon
Subject Headings: Cartoons and comics Authorship Fiction. Heroes in mass media Fiction. Czech Americans Fiction. New York (N.Y.) Fiction. Young men Fiction. Cartoonists Fiction.
Genre/Form: Humorous fiction-2000.
Bildungsroman-2000.
Topical Term: Cartoons and comics
Heroes in mass media
Czech Americans
Young men
Cartoonists
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