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Cousin Joseph: A Graphic Novel (2016)

by Jules Feiffer

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A prequel to Kill My Mother, part of a trilogy.
  ritaer | Feb 13, 2019 |
Passed on to me by a friend. I think, that even though this is a prequel and despite loving Jules Feiffer, reading the first one would have been to my benefit.

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  bookczuk | Jun 14, 2017 |
America hasn't changed much. ( )
  brianfergusonwpg | Nov 20, 2016 |
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Our story opens in Bay City in 1931 in the midst of the Great Depression. Big Sam sees himself as a righteous, truth-seeking patriot, defending the American way, as his Irish immigrant father would have wanted, against a rising tide of left-wing unionism, strikes, and disruption that plague his home town. At the same time he makes monthly, secret overnight trips on behalf of Cousin Joseph, a mysterious man on the phone he has never laid eyes on, to pay off Hollywood producers to ensure that they will film only upbeat films that idealize a mythic America: no warts, no injustice uncorrected, only happy endings.… (more)

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