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ISBN13: 9781906838294
ISBN10: 1906838291
Condition: Standard
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Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unite them, but their journey brings heartache and torment. From Havana to New York, Paris, Hollywood, and Las Vegas, two passionate individuals battle impossible odds to unite in music and love.

Javier Mariscals art perfectly captures the steamy, vibrant atmosphere of 1940s Havana and transports the reader back to a time filled with music and romance. Based on the true story of Grammy Award-winning Cuban pianist and bandleader Bebo Valdes, this graphic novel is adapted from the animated feature film Chico & Rita, directed by Trueba and Mariscal.

About the Author

Fernando Trueba is a multiaward-winning writer, director, and producer, with a career spanning more than three decades in film, television, documentaries, theater, and music. Javier Mariscal is an artist and designer working in multiple fields, including illustration, graphics, comic books, paintings, animation, interiors, product design, furniture, and web design. He has a long-standing association with the New Yorker.

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ISBN:
9781906838294
Author:
Mariscal, Javier
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Author:
Trueba, Fernando
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Subject:
Graphic Novels-Literary
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
210 color illustrations
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.67 in

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