Ginseng Roots 04

$6.00
SKU:
85000764100900411
UPC:
85000764100900411
Weight:
7.00 Ounces
Author:
Craig Thompson

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Craig unearths the geological origins of the Ginseng-friendly Wisconsin soil, gets a grimy, back-breaking, and lucrative job of rock picking, and develops an alarming rocky lump. The issue also touches on rural gentrification, and how various varieties of Ginseng are recognized and utilized. A stunningly drawn rich tapestry of personal experience, family history, and Wisconsin's place in the global Ginseng trade.

Craig Thompson is a cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books Blankets; Good-bye, Chunky Rice; and Habibi. He was born in Michigan in 1975, and grew up in a rural farming community in central Wisconsin. His graphic novel Blankets won numerous industry awards and has been published in nearly twenty languages. Thompson lives in Portland, Oregon.

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