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Willie & Joe Back Home
By Todd Depastino (editor) and Bill Mauldin
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Publisher Fantagraphics Books
Publication date August 3, 2011
Pages 265
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781606993514
ISBN-10 1606993518
Dimensions 1.25 by 8.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 2.48 lbs.
Original list price $29.99
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In the summer of 1945, a great tide of battered soldiers began flowing back to the United States from around the globe. All they wanted was to settle back into quiet workaday lives without fear. How tragic that the forces unleashed by World War II made this simple wish impossible. The second volume of Fantagraphics' series reprinting Mauldin's greatest, Willie & Joe: Back Home brilliantly chronicles the struggles and disillusionments of these early postwar years and, in doing so, tells Bill Mauldin's own extraordinary story of his journey home to a wife he barely knew and a son he had only seen in pictures. The drawings capture the texture and feel, the warp and woof, of this confusing time: the ubiquitous hats and cigarettes, the domestic rubs, the rising fear of another war, and new conflicts over Civil Rights, civil liberties, and free speech.



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With Todd Depastino (other contributor) | from Fantagraphics Books (August 3, 2011)
9781606993514 | details & prices | 265 pages | 8.25 × 10.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.48 lbs | List price $29.99
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