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ISBN-13: 9780345498991
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/26/2007
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Harvey Pekar, a native of Cleveland, was best known for his autobiographical slice-of-life comic book series American Splendor, a first-person account of his downtrodden life. He was also a jazz critic whose reviews were published in the Boston Herald, the Austin Chronicle, and Jazz Times. He did freelance work for the critically acclaimed radio station WKSU and appeared many times on Late Night with David Letterman.

Heather Roberson is an American peace activist and author. She is the coauthor and protagonist of Macedonia: What Does It Take to Stop a War? Roberson is a special advisor at CIVIL, a Macedonia-based war-prevention organization, and a codirector of ACT NOW, a New York–based political organization.

Ed Piskor is a cartoon artist, illustrator, and author. He illustrated two graphic books by Harvey Pekar, Macedonia and The Beats, and is the author and illustrator of the Hip Hop Family Tree comic book series.

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Macedonia 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
kivarson on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a must-read for anyone who read Joe Sacco's tale of war in the former Yugoslavia, "Safe Area Gorazde". "Macedonia" is the chronicle not of war in the Balkans, but the tenuous job of preventing armed conflict in an ethnically diverse Balkan state. Told through the point of view of an American graduate student, we follow her progress in trying to uncover how Macedonia has kept the peace. That this country has managed to keep the peace is surprising, as her visit finds Macedonia rife with ignorance and mistrust between the ethnic Macedonians and ethnic Albanians. If I could change anything about this book, it would be for the artist to give us more panoramic views of the country in bigger splash panels.