by Hyeondo Park, Adam Sexton, Mark Twain
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780470152874
Publication Date: 01/23/2009
Carton Quantity: 40
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Huck Finn: The Manga Edition will be a hit with both manga readers and in the classroom. A four-page essay at the beginning ties the novel and manga together; the rest of the book is taken up with the manga novel itself. So, there should be strong carryover between those people who are manga readers and those teachers/students who want a new and unique way to read the plays.
Our Huck Finn manga is true to the original context of the play--we don't take Huck, Jim, and the rest of the characters and set them in a setting/time that's not relevant to Twain's original and intended time/setting. Also, we don't shy away frm the controversial language that you find in Twain's original work. You could say that ours is "true" to the novel.
HYEONDO PARK, moved from Seoul, South Korea to Dallas, Texas with his mother and two brothers at the age of 10. He had a special passion for comics growing up, and it is one of many reasons why he attended and graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2006 as a cartoonist.
ADAM SEXTON is author of Master Class in Fiction Writing and editor of the anthologies Love Stories, Rap on Rap, and Desperately Seeking Madonna. He has written on art and entertainment for The New York Times and The Village Voice, and he has taught fiction writing and literature at New York University and Parsons School of Design. A graduate of Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.
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