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Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pantheon Books
Publication date April 1, 2003
Pages 380
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780375714542
ISBN-10 0375714545
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1.74 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Comic-book master Chris Ware chronicles four generations of the Corrigan men, from 1893 to 1983, in this compelling graphic novel. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This first book from Chicago author Chris Ware is a pleasantly-decorated view at a lonely and emotionally-impaired "everyman" (Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth), who is provided, at age 36, the opportunity to meet his father for the first time. An improvisatory romance which gingerly deports itself between 1890's Chicago and 1980's small town Michigan, the reader is helped along by thousands of colored illustrations and diagrams, which, when read rapidly in sequence, provide a convincing illusion of life and movement. The bulk of the work is supported by fold-out instructions, an index, paper cut-outs, and a brief apology, all of which concrete to form a rich portrait of a man stunted by a paralyzing fear of being disliked.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780224062107 Book cover for 9780375404535
 
from Vintage Uk (June 14, 2001)
9780224062107 | details & prices | 380 pages | List price $32.30
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from Pantheon Books (August 1, 2000)
9780375404535 | details & prices | 380 pages | 8.75 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $35.00
About: A graphic novel chronicles four generations of the Corrigan men, from 1893 to 1983.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780224063975 Book cover for 9780375714542
 
from Jonathan Cape (May 1, 2004)
9780224063975 | details & prices | List price $10.01
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Pantheon Books (April 1, 2003)
9780375714542 | details & prices | 380 pages | 6.75 × 8.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.74 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A graphic novel chronicles four generations of the Corrigan men, from 1893 to 1983.

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