Alexandra Kim

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“In a time of great upheaval, Alexandra Kim stood as a symbol of hope and relentless determination. Her advocacy for workers’ rights and pioneering role in the feminist movement carved a path of unity through barriers of division. “Alexandra Kim” captures the essence of her pursuit—a world united, not by circumstance, but by shared conviction.”

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Available on: 12/07/2024 at 12:00 AM
Product ID: 8864 SKU: NL2064A0069 Categories: , , , Tags: , , ,

“Alexandra Kim” a graphic novel that weaves the inspiring story of a woman whose determination and ideals shone brightly in the face of adversity. Crafted by the talented Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, this narrative is a heartfelt portrayal of Alexandra Kim, a true pioneer of her time.

In the midst of revolutionary Russia, Alexandra Kim emerged as a beacon of hope, a voice for the voiceless. Her story is one of courage and conviction, a saga that unfolds across the pages with the grace and intensity of a ballet. As the first Korean Bolshevik and a staunch advocate for women’s rights, her life is a mosaic of battles fought and won, both personal and political.

Through the artful blend of historical fact and poignant illustration, Keum Suk Gendry-Kim transports us to a time where the fight for equality was a dangerous pursuit, yet undeniably vital. “Alexandra Kim” is not just a window into the past; it’s a mirror reflecting the ongoing struggles of today.

This graphic novel is a must-read for anyone who cherishes the relentless human spirit. It’s a story that resonates with the tenacity of the human heart, a narrative that will stir the soul and ignite a fire within. As you turn each page, you’ll find yourself walking alongside Alexandra, feeling her triumphs and her trials as if they were your own.

 

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim was born in Goheung in Jeolla Province. She has written and illustrated graphic novels GrassThe WaitingJiseulJunThe Naked Tree, and Alexandra Kim, a Woman of Siberia; the autobiographical comic The Song of My Father; the three-volume children’s comic Coquinette; the picture books The Baby Hanyeo Okrang Goes to Dokdo and A Day with My Grandpa; and the children’s book My Mother Kang GeumsunGrass (Drawn & Quarterly, 2019) appeared on Best of the Year lists from the New York Times and the Guardian, and received the Cartoonist Studio Prize for the Best Print Comic of the Year, the Big Other Book Award for Best Graphic Novel in 2019, the Harvey Award for Best International Book, and the Krause Essay Prize in 2020.

Weight 750 g
Dimensions 24 × 17 × 3 cm
Script by

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

Art by

Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

Original Language

Korean

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Paperback

ISBN

978-2-902064-32-8

Pages

256