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December 24, 2007

47 Down, 5 To Go ("James Sturm's America: God, Gold And Golems") (52 Books, 52 Weeks)

A couple of years ago I read James Sturm's graphic novel, The Golem's Mighty Swing, and was impressed by his subtle storytelling and emotive drawings (reminiscent of Chester Brown). James Sturm's America: God, Gold And Golems collects that story along with two other classic tales of America's past, the country's largest revival (1801 in rural Kentucky) and the story of a late 19th century mining town. With his pen, Sturm manages to show both the best and worst sides of the human condition, and manages to make these stories timeless.

For two weeks, enter the coupon code "LHB001" at Atomic Books and receive 15% off this title.

My next book is Douglas Coupland's novel, The Gum Thief.


also at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks (2007 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2006 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2005 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2004 Edition)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)

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