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“Exit Wounds”, by Rutu Modan

Posted by kneidalach on October 15, 2007

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Set in modern-day Tel Aviv, a young man, Koby Franco, receives an urgent phone call from a female soldier. Learning that his estranged father may have been a victim of a suicide bombing in Hadera. Koby reluctantly joins the soldier in searching for clues. The father’s death would certainly explain his empty apartment and disconnected phone line. As Koby tries to unravel the mystery of his father’s death, he finds himself not only piecing together the last few months of his father’s life, but his entire identity.

Exit Wounds” is the debut graphic novel by Rutu Modan, a highly renowned Israeli illustrator and cartoonist. She Rutu Modanwon numerous awards in Israel and around the world, one of them was the Andersen Award for Illustration from the International Board on Books for Young People in Basel, Switzerland.

So she’s coming to SF THIS THURSDAY!

What: Rutu Modan will be speaking about and signing
her first full-length graphic novel, “Exit Wounds”.
When: Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 7 PM
Where: Cartoon Art Museum
655 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) CAR-TOON
Web: www.israelinthebay.org/exit.htm
Israel Consulate Press Release
Check out one of her strips here
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