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Louis Riel A Comic-Strip Biography

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ISBN-10: 1770461302

ISBN-13: 9781770461307

Edition: 10th 2013

Authors: Chester Brown

List price: $21.95
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Louis Riel tells the story of the charismatic, and perhaps mad, nineteenth-century Metis leader whose struggle to win rights for his people led to violent rebellion on the nation's western frontier. Chester Brown's carefully researched, exquisitely illustrated, and much-lauded biography goes deep into the myths and the facts about this man, whose place in Canadian history is troubled: Riel has been alternately vilified as a murderer and mourned as a martyr. His involvement in the Red River Rebellion and the subsequent North-West Rebellion are brilliantly and dispassionately laid out in a finely etched style, as are the Canadian government's responses to the Metis people's demands. Brown's…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly Publications
Publication date: 10/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English