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Paying the Land
A Novel
VerfasserIn: Sacco, Joe
Verfasserangabe: Joe Sacco
Jahr: 2020
Verlag: Henry Holt and Co.
Mediengruppe: eBook
Zweigstelle: E-Medien Standorte: Status: Download Frist: Vorbestellungen: 0
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE GUARDIAN, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, POP MATTERS, COMICS BEAT, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY From the "heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman" (Economist), a masterful work of comics journalism about indigenous North America, resource extraction, and our debt to the natural world The Dene have lived in the vast Mackenzie River Valley since time immemorial, by their account. To the Dene, the land owns them, not the other way around, and it is central to their livelihood and very way of being. But the subarctic Canadian Northwest Territories are home to valuable resources, including oil, gas, and diamonds. With mining came jobs and investment, but also road-building, pipelines, and toxic waste, which scarred the landscape, and alcohol, drugs, and debt, which deformed a way of life. In Paying the Land, Joe Sacco travels the frozen North to...
VerfasserIn: Sacco, Joe
VerfasserInnenangabe: Joe Sacco
Jahr: 2020
Verlag: Henry Holt and Co.
E-Medium: Download E-Medium
ISBN: 978-1-250-79041-5
Sprache: en
Mediengruppe: eBook