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How The World Was: A California Childhood

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  • Emmanuel Guibert’s first graphic biography, Alan’s War, followed the wartime adventures of Alan Cope, a friend of the artist who served as an American GI in France during World War II. In How the World Was, Guibert revisits Cope’s story, this time focusing on his childhood in California during the Great Depression.

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Product Description

  • Artist
    Emmanuel Guibert  
    Author
    Emmanuel Guibert  
    Binding
    Trade Paperback  
    Cat No.
    3140284  
    EAN
    978159643664051999  
    Genre
    Biography  
    ISBN
    9781596436640  
    Publisher
    First Second  
    Type
    Graphic Novels  
  • Emmanuel Guibert’s first graphic biography, Alan’s War, followed the wartime adventures of Alan Cope, a friend of the artist who served as an American GI in France during World War II. In How the World Was, Guibert revisits Cope’s story, this time focusing on his childhood in California during the Great Depression.

    This remarkable graphic novel details the little moments that make a young man’s life…while capturing the scope of America during the great depression. A lyrical, touching portrait, How the World Was is a gift for a dear friend in the last moments of his life…and a meditation on the birth of modern America.

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