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Two brothers
Moon, Fábio.
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Dois irmãos. English
First edition.
Publication Information:
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2015.
Physical Description:
227 pages : chiefly black and white illustrations ; 26 cm
"Twin brothers Omar and Yaqub may share the same features, but they could not be more different from one another. And the possessive love of their mother, Zana, stirs the troubled waters between them even more. After a brutally violent exchange between the young boys, Yaqub, "the good son, " is sent from his home in Brazil to live with relatives in Lebanon, only to return five years later as a virtual stranger to the parents who bore him, his tensions with Omar unchanged. Family secrets engage the reader in this profoundly resonant story about identity, love, loss, deception, and the dissolution of blood ties. Set in the port city of Manaus on the riverbanks of the Amazon, Two Brothers celebrates the vibrant life and diversity of Brazil. Based on a work by acclaimed novelist Milton Hatoum, Two Brothers is stunningly reimagined by the award-winning graphic novelists Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba"--

"Translated from its Brazilian edition Two Brothers is a graphic novel adaptation of Milton Hatoum's The Brothers. Comics superstars Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon bring the brilliant novel to a whole new medium"--
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Based on the work of Milton Hatoum.
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