Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
Book
Author Obata, Fumio, author, artist.

Title Just so happens / Fumio Obata.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2015.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Graphic Novels    OBATA,FUM    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Graphic Novels.
Description 159 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
eth Japanese lcdgt
Note First published in the United Kingdom in 2014 by Jonathan Cape/Random House Group Ltd.
Summary "Yumiko was born in Japan but has made a life in London, losing herself in its cosmopolitan bustle. She has a gallery show of her art, a good job, and a good guy she plans to marry. The culture she grew up in seems very far away--until her brother phones with the news that their father has died. Yumiko returns to Tokyo and finds herself immersed in the rituals of death while also plunged into the rituals of life--fish bars, bullet trains, pagodas--as she confronts the question of where her future really lies. Just So Happens deals both gently and powerfully with grief, identity, and the pressure not to disappoint one's parents, even after they're gone, in a look at the relationships that build the foundation of our lives"--Publisher.
Subject Japanese -- England -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Loss (Psychology) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Graphic novels.
ISBN 9781419715952 (hardcover)
141971595X (hardcover)
9781419715969 (pbk.)
1419715968 (pbk.)

 
    
Available items only