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Al Jaffee's mad life / Mary-Lou Weisman ; illustrated by Al Jaffee ; colors for new illustrations by Ryan Flanders with Douglas Thomson.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: PN6727.J355 Z94 2010

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    Al Jaffee's work has enlivened the pages of MAD magazine since 1955 and made him a cultural icon, but the story of his life has yet to be told. Six-year-old Jaffee was separated from his father, uprooted from his home in Savannah, Georgia, and transplanted by his mother to a shtetl in Lithuania, a world of kerosene lamps, outhouses, physical abuse, and near starvation. He was rescued by his father, returned to America, taken back yet again by his mother, and once again rescued by his father, even as Hitler was on the march. Finally back in America at twelve, he struggled with challenges at least as great as those he had met in Europe. But his artistic ability saved him: chosen to be in the first class to attend New York City's High School of Music and Art, he found himself in a movement that would change the face of humor in America.--From publisher description.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Weisman, Mary-Lou, author.
    Published
    New York, NY : It Books, [2010]
    ©2010
    Locale
    United States
    Edition
    First edition
    Contents
    Prologue
    The wild Indian
    Wolves, bedbugs, and lice
    Nineteenth-century boy
    Sleep faster, we need the pillows
    The rise of inferior man
    MAD days
    Our man from Mars.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Jaffee, Al.
    Notes
    Prologue -- The wild Indian -- Wolves, bedbugs, and lice -- Nineteenth-century boy -- Sleep faster, we need the pillows -- The rise of inferior man -- MAD days -- Our man from Mars.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780061864483
    006186448X
    Physical Description
    226 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm

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