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    The amazing adventures of Kavalier and Clay : a novel / Michael Chabon.
    by Chabon, Michael.
    New York : Random House, c2000.
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  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- Authorship -- Fiction.
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  • Heroes in mass media -- Fiction.
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  • Young men -- Fiction.
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  • Cartoonists -- Fiction.
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  • ISBN: 
    0679450041 (acid-free paper)
    9780679450047
    Bib #: 
    367766
    Genre: 
    Humorous fiction
    Humorous fiction.
    Bildungsromans.
    Description: 
    639 p. ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Summary: 
    This epic novel set in New York and Prague introduces us to two misfit young men who make it big by creating comic-book superheroes. Joe Kavalier, a young artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdiniesque escape, has just smuggled himself out of Nazi-invaded Prague and landed in New York City. His Brooklyn cousin Sammy Clay is looking for a partner to create heroes, stories, and art for the latest novelty to hit America the comic book. Inspired by their own fears and dreams, Kavalier and Clay create the Escapists, The Monitor, and Luna Moth, inspired by the beautiful Rosa Saks, who will become linked by powerful ties to both men.
    Audience: 
    1170 Lexile.
    Lexile Measure: 
    1170
    Accelerated Reader Level: 
    7.8
    AR Interest Level: 
    UG: Upper Grades (9-12)
    Reading Counts Level: 
    9
    RC Interest Level: 
    High School
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