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A Contract With God

And Other Tenement Stories
A collection of stories by

As the first true modern graphic novel, A Contract with God revolutionized the comics medium with its initial publication in 1978. Drawing on his memories of growing up in the Bronx in the 1930s, Eisner created a series of moving, thematically related stories exploring the immigrant experience and the struggle with life in a new nation. Centered on a powerful story of love, anger, faith, and betrayal, this is an unforgettable work whose influence can be found in the best works that have followed in its wake.

Genre: Mystery

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