Park bench

by Chabouté, 1967-

Format: Print Book 2017.
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Summary
With his masterful illustration style, bestselling French creator-storyteller Chabout#65533; ( Alone, Moby-Dick ) explores community through a common, often ignored object: the park bench.

From its creation, to its witness to the fresh ardor of lovers, the drudgery of businessmen, the various hopes of the many who enter its orbit, the park bench weathers all seasons. Strangers meet at it for the first time. Paramours carve their initials into it. Old friends sit and chat upon it for hours. Others ignore the bench, or (attempt to) sleep on it at night, or simply anchor themselves on it and absorb the ebb and flow of the area and its people.

Christophe Chabout#65533;'s mastery of the visual medium turns this simple object into a thought-provoking and gorgeously wrought meditation on time, desire, and the life of communities all across the planet. This could be a bench in my hometown or yours--the people in this little drama are very much those we already recognize.
Additional Information
Subjects Benches -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Parks -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Benches.
Parks.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Comic books, strips, etc.
Publisher New York, NY :2017.
Edition First Gallery 13 trade paperback edition.
Other Titles Peu de bois et d'acier.
Language English
Translated from the French.
Notes Originally published in France as 'Un Peu de bois et d'acier' by Éditions Glénat, 2012.
Description 327 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 9781501154027
1501154028
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