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Author Cuzor, Steve, 1971- author.

Title Black cotton star : a graphic novel of World War II / Cuzor ; Y. Sente.

Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2020.

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC CUZOR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  GN BLACK    Check Shelf
Edition First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Description 168 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Note Subtitle from cover.
Summary A Revolutionary War-era secret sends three soldiers on an epic quest across 1940s Europe to recover a piece of American history. Philadelphia, 1776: George Washington asks Betsy Ross to design the first flag of the future United States of America. Her housemaid, Angela Brown, adds to it a secret tribute to the black community: a black cotton star that she slips under one of the white ones. Dover, 1944: A soldier named Lincoln receives a letter from his sister back home that reveals Angela Brown's memoirs, and wonders if the star that she mentions truly exists. His superiors seem to think so. In light of this revelation, Lincoln and two other African-American soldiers set out on a dangerous mission, ranging from liberated Paris to the snow-covered Ardennes, seeking answers--and the ultimate prize. Black Cotton Star is a magnificent war drama, unfolding a fictional tale of struggle, resilience, and sacrifice with themes that resonate deeply in a divided modern-day America.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
African American soldiers -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Racism -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Secrecy -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Graphic novels.
Historical comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Added Author Sente, Yves, 1964- author.
ISBN 9781643132051
1643132059
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