Trotsky

Trotsky

A Graphic Biography

Book - 2009
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A graphic tribute to the polarizing public figure sets his life in a historical context that reveals his role in key 20th-century events and includes coverage of his relationships with Stalin and Frida Kahlo. By the award-winning creator of J. Edgar Hoover: A Graphic Biography.

Blackwell North Amer

Trotsky was a hero to some, a ruthless demon to others. To Stalin, he was such a threat that he warranted murder by pickax. This polarizing figure set up a world conflict that lasted through the twentieth century, and in Trotsky: A Graphic Biography, the renowned comic artist Rick Geary uses his distinct style to depict the stark reality of the man and his times. Trotsky's life becomes a guide to the creation of the Soviet Union, the horrors of World War I, and the establishment of international communism as he, Lenin, and their fellow Bolsheviks rise from persecution and a life underground to the height of political power. Ranging from his boyhood in the Ukraine to his fallout with Stalin and his moonlight romance with Frida Kahlo, Trotsky is a stunning look at one of the twentieth century's most important thinkers and the far-reaching political trends that he launched.



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A graphic tribute to the polarizing public figure sets his life in a historical context that reveals his role in key twentieth-century events and includes coverage of his relationships with Stalin and Frida Kahlo.

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang : Serious Comics, 2009
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780809095087
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC GEARY
Characteristics: 103 pages : chiefly illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Notes: "A novel graphic from Hill and Wang."

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