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Ice Haven

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ISBN-10: 037542332X

ISBN-13: 9780375423321

Edition: 2005

Authors: Daniel Clowes

List price: $18.95
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At long last: Daniel Clowes is back at Pantheon, with a brilliant new graphic novel already hailed by Time as “another of his hilariously slightly off-center worlds that have a vague sense of dread about them. Kind of like where you live.” Welcome to Ice Haven! “It’s not as cold here as it sounds,” declares Random Wilder, our reluctant guide to this sleepy Midwestern town. He’s also its would-be poet laureate. Would-be, that is, were it not for the "Florid banalities” of his archrival, Ida Wentz, published ad nauseam in the Ice Haven Daily Progress. Among Wilder’s other fellow Ice Havians are the lovelorn Violet Van der Plazt and Vida Wentz; the detective team of Mr. and Mrs. Ames; the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/7/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 88
Size: 8.00" wide x 5.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Daniel Clowes was born in Chicago in 1961. His comic-book series Eightball is in its tenth year, and his work has appeared in Esquire, The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, and Newsweek. A feature film based on Ghost World, his second book is currently in production in Hollywood. He lives in Berkeley, California.