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Building Stories

by Chris Ware

Hardcover, 14 various pieces, Pantheon, List Price: $50 |


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The award-winning creator of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth presents an intricately illustrated, sprawling tale about the residents in a three-story Chicago apartment building, including a lonely single woman, a couple who are growing to despise each other and an elderly landlady.

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Excerpted from Chris Ware's Building Stories. Copyright 2012 by Chris Ware. Excerpted by permission of Pantheon.