The Realist

The Realist

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Acclaimed Israeli cartoonist Asaf Hanuka's weekly strips collected into one volume and translated into English for the first time.

In 2010, Israeli newspaper The Calcalist asked Hanuka, already well known in Israel as a commercial illustrator and as a contributor to the animated film Waltz With Bashir, for a weekly comic strip. The first of the autobiographical strips chronicled Hanuka discovering that he and his wife and their young son need to find a new place to live, immediately and in a "crazy" Tel Aviv real estate market, because the apartment they've been renting has been sold. As an artist, husband, father or a regular Israeli citizen, Asaf Hanuka chronicles everyday life in his country, with humor that is offbeat and sometimes surreal. Shot for shot, Hanuka's home is depicted as a vibrant metropolis and provides a brilliant depiction of modern Tel Aviv. Archaia's edition of The Realist translates and collects both volumes of the work previously titled KO #65533; Tel Aviv into a single book for the first time.

". . . rich to view . . . Each page is its own reward. YA as well as adult readers will enjoy this clever collection of everyday life observations." -- Library Journal (starred review)
Published: Los Angeles, CA :, Archaia,, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781608866885
1608866882
Branch Call Number: GN REA
Characteristics: 1 volume (unnumbered pages) :,chiefly color illustrations ;,27 cm

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