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Author Dandro, Travis, 1974- author, illustrator.

Title King of King Court / Travis Dandro.

Publication Info. [Montreal, Quebec] : Drawn & Quarterly, [2019]
©2019

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Teen  YA GRAPHIC DANDRO    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NOVEL KING OF KING COURT    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Young Adult Graphic Novels  YA GRAPHIC NOVEL DANDRO    Check Shelf
Edition First paperback edition/First hardcover edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary "From a child's-eye view, Travis Dandro recounts growing up with a drug-addicted birth father, alcoholic step-dad, and overwhelmed mother. As a kid, Dandro would temper the tension of his every day with flights of fancy, finding refuge in toys and animals and insects rather than the unpredictable adults around him. Dandro perceptively details the effects of poverty and addiction on a family while maintaining a child's innocence for as long as he can. King of King Court spans from Travis's early childhood through his teen years, focusing not only on the obviously abusive actions, but also on the daily slights and snubs that further strain relations between him and his parents. Alongside Dandro's birth father committing crimes and shooting up, King of King Court lingers on scenes of him criticizing Travis and his siblings. Dandro gives equal heft to these anecdotes, emphasizing how damaging even relatively slight traumas can be to a child's worldview."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Dandro, Travis, 1974- -- Childhood and youth -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Dandro, Travis, 1974- -- Family -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Children of drug addicts -- Family relationships -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Children of drug addicts -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Cartoonists -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Children of drug addicts. (OCoLC)fst01430026
Children of drug addicts -- Family relationships. (OCoLC)fst01430030
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc.
Autobiographical comics. (OCoLC)fst01921583
Comic books, strips, etc. (OCoLC)fst01423722
Graphic novels. (OCoLC)fst01726630
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works).
Autobiographical comics.
ISBN 9781770463592 (paperback)
1770463593 (paperback)
9781770463912 (hardback)
1770463917 (hardback)
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