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Author Delisle, Guy, author, artist.

Title Factory summers / Guy Delisle ; translated by Helge Dascher and Rob Aspinall.

Publication Info. Montréal, Québec : Drawn & Quarterly, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC 92 DELISLE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC FACTORY    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Graphic Novels  GRAPHIC NOVEL DELISLE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - New Materials  GN DELISLE    DUE 05-19-24
 Granby, Main Library - Teen  TEEN GNL DELISLE    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  GRAPHIC NOVEL DELISLE    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Graphic Novel  GRAPHX DELISLE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  GN FACTORY    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC FIC DEL    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Graphic Novels  GRAPHIC DELISLE, GUY    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 152 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Language Translated from the French.
Note Chiefly illustrations.
Summary "For three summers beginning when he was 16, cartoonist Guy Delisle worked at a pulp and paper factory in Quebec City. Factory Summers chronicles the daily rhythms of life in the mill, and the twelve-hour shifts he spent in a hot, noisy building filled with arcane machinery. Delisle takes his noted outsider perspective and applies it domestically, this time as a boy amongst men through the universal rite of passage of the summer job. Even as a teenager, Delisle's keen eye for hypocrisy highlights the tensions of class and the rampant sexism an all-male workplace permits... Guy and his dad aren't close, and Guy's witnessing of the workplace politics and toxic masculinity leaves him reconciling whether the job was the reason for his dad's unhappiness. On his days off, Guy found refuge in art, a world far beyond the factory floor. Delisle shows himself rediscovering comics at the public library, and preparing for animation school--only to be told on the first day, 'There are no jobs in animation.' Eager to pursue a job he enjoys and to avoid a career of unhappiness, Guy throws caution to the wind."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Delisle, Guy -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Delisle, Guy -- Childhood and youth -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Cartoonists -- Canada -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Summer employment -- Canada -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Factories -- Canada -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Delisle, Guy. (OCoLC)fst01626708
Cartoonists. (OCoLC)fst00848081
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
Genre/Form Autobiographical comics. (OCoLC)fst01921583
Comics (Graphic works) (OCoLC)fst01921613
Autobiographical comics.
Coming-of-age comics.
Added Author Dascher, Helge, 1965- translator.
Aspinall, Rob, translator.
Added Title Chronicles de jeunesse. English
ISBN 177046459X (hardcover)
9781770464599 (hardcover)
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