My friend Dahmer

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My friend Dahmer : a graphic novel

Derf.

New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2012.

221 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.

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"You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer, the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper, seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster who committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, 'Jeff' was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides. In [this story], a haunting and original graphic novel, writer-artist Backderf creates a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of a disturbed young man struggling against the morbid urges emanating from the deep recesses of his psyche-- a shy kid, a teenage alcoholic, and a goofball who never quite fit in with his classmates. With profound insight, what emerges is a Jeffrey Dahmer that few ever really knew, and one readers will never forget."--Amazon.com.

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ISBN:

978-1-41970216-7 (hbk.)

ISBN:

978-1-41970216-7 (hbk.)

ISBN:

978-1-41970217-4 (pbk.)

ISBN:

978-1-41970217-4 (pbk.)

Author:

Derf.

Title:

My friend Dahmer : a graphic novel / [text and illustrations] by Derf Backderf ; [editor, Charles Kochman].

Publisher:

New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2012.

Physical:

221 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-220).

Summary:

"You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer, the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper, seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster who committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, 'Jeff' was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, hallways, and car rides. In [this story], a haunting and original graphic novel, writer-artist Backderf creates a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of a disturbed young man struggling against the morbid urges emanating from the deep recesses of his psyche-- a shy kid, a teenage alcoholic, and a goofball who never quite fit in with his classmates. With profound insight, what emerges is a Jeffrey Dahmer that few ever really knew, and one readers will never forget."--Amazon.com.

Subject:

Dahmer, Jeffrey--Childhood and youth--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Dahmer, Jeffrey--Friends and associates--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Dahmer, Jeffrey--Family--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Derf--Childhood and youth--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Problem youth--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Male friendship--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Behavior disorders in adolescence--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Serial murderers--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Nineteen seventies--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

High school students--Ohio--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

High schools--Ohio--Comic books, strips, etc.

AE:PersName:

Kochman, Charles.

AE:CorpName:

Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

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