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ISBN13: 9781401229696
ISBN10: 1401229697
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The acclaimed DAYTRIPPER follows Bras de Olivias Dominguez during different periods in his life, each with the same ending: his death.

DAYTRIPPER follows the life of one man, Bras de Olivias Dominguez. Every chapter features an important period in Bras’ life in exotic Brazil, and each story ends the same way: with his death. And then, the following story starts up at a different point in his life, oblivious to his death in the previous issue – and then also ends with him dying again. In every chapter, Bras dies at different moments in his life, as the story follows him through his entire existence – one filled with possibilities of happiness and sorrow, good and bad, love and loneliness. Each issue rediscovers the many varieties of daily life, in a story about living life to its fullest – because any of us can die at any moment.

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Cheri P, December 9, 2014 (view all comments by Cheri P)
I liked this book, quite a bit, actually.... though it wasn't as powerful as I expected. Sometimes other peoples' reviews can do that, set you up for something that's more obtuse than it really is.

Daytripper is a gentle sort of novel, even though there is a lot of death. It's a thoughtful book about life, and why we live it, and what makes it important. It's a sad book, and yet as I finished the last page I was struck by how hopeful it all was, too.

I wonder, how will my obituary read? Who will note my passing? Will people focus on what I've done, or what I never managed to do?
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Lea Anna, February 1, 2012 (view all comments by Lea Anna)
A gorgeous and touching book dealing with the important moments of a person's life. The "Wonder Twins" have created a thoughtful and moving graphic novel.
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Grant Vaught, January 2, 2012 (view all comments by Grant Vaught)
Amazing art and a wonderfully touching story.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781401229696
Author:
Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon
Publisher:
Vertigo
Author:
Ba, Gabriel
Author:
Moon, Fabio
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Fantasy
Subject:
graphic novel;fiction;comics;death;life;comic;fantasy;magical realism;obituaries;brazilian;vertigo;family;graphic;21st century
Subject:
graphic novel;fiction;comics;death;life;fantasy;obituaries;magical realism;brazilian;comic;family;vertigo;graphic;writers;21st century
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.16 x 6.62 x .59 in .76 lb

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