The Resource A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl

A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl

Label
A hundred thousand worlds
Title
A hundred thousand worlds
Statement of responsibility
Bob Proehl
Title variation
100,000 worlds
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Kavalier & Clay for the Comic-Con Age, this is a bighearted, inventive, exuberant debut. Eleanor Henderson, author of Ten Thousand Saints "Proehl creates worlds within worlds within worlds, all of them full of surprise and wonder."Charles Yu, author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe Valerie Torrey took her son, Alex, and fled Los Angeles six years agoleaving both her role on a cult sci-fi?TV show and her costar husband after a tragedy blew their small family apart. Now Val must reunite nine-year-old Alex with his estranged father, so they set out on a road trip from New York, Val making appearances at comic book conventions along the way.? As they travel west, encountering superheroes, monsters, time travelers, and robots, Val and Alex are drawn into the orbit of the comic-con regulars, from a hapless twentysomething illustrator to a brilliant corporate comics writer stuggling with her industry's old-school ways to a group of cosplay women who provide a chorus of knowing commentary. For Alex, this world is a magical place where fiction becomes reality, but as they get closer to their destination, he begins to realize that the story his mother is telling him about their journey might have a very different ending than he imagined. A knowing and affectionate portrait of the geeky pleasures of fandom, A Hundred Thousand Worlds is also a tribute to the fierce and complicated love between a mother and sonand to the way the stories we create come to shape us
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Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Proehl, Bob
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.R64
LC item number
H86 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voyages and travels
  • Families
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Literary
Label
A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780399562211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)925397979
  • (OCoLC)ocn925397979
  • 2364552
  • 2370258
  • 2370258
Label
A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780399562211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)925397979
  • (OCoLC)ocn925397979
  • 2364552
  • 2370258
  • 2370258

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