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Heartbreak Soup: The First Volume of ''Palomar'' Stories from Love & Rockets

Hernandez, Gilbert

Published by W W Norton & Co Inc, 2010
ISBN 10: 1560977833 / ISBN 13: 9781560977834
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Title: Heartbreak Soup: The First Volume of ''...

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 2nd Edition


2nd edition. edge wear. original price blacked out on back cover with grease pencil. text is unmarked. binding crisp, tight. Bookseller Inventory # 041073

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This beautiful, affordable volume collects the first half of Gilbert's modern-day classic, featuring the acclaimed magical-realist tales of Palomar, the Central American hamlet, and its memorable inhabitants.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2007, Love and Rockets is finally released in its most accessible form yet: As a series of compact, thick, affordable, mass-market volumes that present the whole story in perfect chronological order. This volume collects the first half of Gilbert Hernandez's acclaimed magical-realist tales of "Palomar," the small Central American town, beginning with the groundbreaking "Sopa de Gran Pena" (which introduces most of his main cast of characters as children, plus the imposing newcomer Luba), and continuing on through such modern-day classics as "Ecce Homo," "Act of Contrition," "Duck Feet," and the great love story "For the Love of Carmen." Black-and-white comics throughout

About the Author: Gilbert Hernandez lives in Las Vegas, NV with his wife and daughter. He is co-creator of the long-running, award-winning, and critically-acclaimed series Love and Rockets. His books include Chance in Hell, The Troublemakers, Luba, Palomar, Speak of the Devil, Sloth, The High Soft Lisp, Love from the Shadows, Girl Crazy, Yeah! and many books in the Love and Rockets series. 

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