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Captive of Friendly Cove: Based on the Secret Journals of John Jewitt

Captive of Friendly Cove: Based on the Secret Journals of John Jewitt

by Rebecca Goldfield, Mike Short


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2016 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, Best Adaptation from Another Medium
2016 Harvey Award, Best Graphic Novel Album

Based on John Jewitt’s journals, this artful book of historical fiction recounts an amazing slice of history 
After his ship is burned and his shipmates killed, John Jewitt lived as a captive of the Mowachaht Indians for three years on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Readers can follow Jewitt’s adventures in this graphic novel as he plies his skills as a blacksmith, saves the life of his only remaining crew member, and comes up with a strategy to free them both.

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ISBN-13: 9781936218110
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Rebecca Goldfield is an award-winning writer and producer of documentary films and graphic novels. Her work has aired on the Discovery Channel, National Geographic TV, NPR, PBS, and the Smithsonian Institution, among others. She was a contributor to the Harvey–nominated graphic novel, District Comics. She lives in New York City and Washington, DC. Mike Short is an artist and was a contributor to the Eisner–nominated graphic anthology, Trickster. He lives in Lorton, Virginia.

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