Ducks : two years in the oil sands
(Graphic Novel)

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[Montréal, Québec] Drawn and Quarterly, 2022.
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Central Library - New Graphic Novels - New Books
Beaton, K.
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Franklin Ave. Library - Graphic Novels - Adult
Beaton, K.
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Published
[Montréal, Québec] Drawn and Quarterly, 2022.
Format
Graphic Novel
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430 pages : chiefly illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language
English

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Katie heads out west to take advantage of Alberta's oil rush-part of the long tradition of East Coasters who seek gainful employment elsewhere when they can't find it in the homeland they love so much. Katie encounters the harsh reality of life in the oil sands, where trauma is an everyday occurrence yet is never discussed. Beaton's natural cartooning prowess is on full display as she draws colossal machinery and mammoth vehicles set against a sublime Albertan backdrop of wildlife, northern lights, and boreal forest. Her first full length graphic narrative, Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands is an untold story of Canada: a country that prides itself on its egalitarian ethos and natural beauty while simultaneously exploiting both the riches of its land and the humanity of its people.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Beaton, K. (2022). Ducks: two years in the oil sands (First edition.). Drawn and Quarterly.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Beaton, Kate, 1983-. 2022. Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands. Drawn and Quarterly.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Beaton, Kate, 1983-. Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands Drawn and Quarterly, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Beaton, Kate. Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands First edition., Drawn and Quarterly, 2022.

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