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Studs Terkel"s Working

A Graphic Adaptation

by Harvey Pekar

  • 176 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by New Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • Working class -- United States -- Interviews,
  • Working class -- United States -- Attitudes

  • Edition Notes

    Adaptation of Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do, by Studs Terkel (New York: Pantheon Books, 1974).

    Statementadapted by Harvey Pekar; edited by Paul Buhle.
    GenrePictorial works., Interviews.
    ContributionsTerkel, Studs, 1912-2008., Paul Buhle (Editor)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8072 .T4 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxxv, 197 p., ill.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22691072M
    ISBN 101595583211
    ISBN 109781595583215
    LC Control Number2008047894
    OCLC/WorldCa276930322


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From Booklist. Studs Terkel’s Working () was one of the first attempts to chronicle the lives and attitudes of America’s workforce. This black-and-white graphic adaptation, faithfully rendered by some of today’s most prominent alternative cartoonists, brings a variety of professions into focus: a farm worker, a hooker, a barber, an organizer, /5(11).

In the early 's, author and radio host Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs.

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Some of those oral histories of everyday workers talking about their jobs became a bestselling book published in. Studs Terkel (–) was the bestselling author of twelve books of oral history, including Working; Hard Times; the Pulitzer Prize–winning “The Good War”; and, most recently, his memoir Touch and Go (all available from The New Press).

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sing: Studs Terkels. InTerkel began Studs Terkel's Almanac on radio station WFMT in Chicago. Terkel compiled a series of books based on oral histories that defined America in the 20th Century.

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Louis "Studs" Terkel was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in for "The Good War", and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long-running radio show in Chicago/5.

xxi, from the original introduction to Studs Terkel's "Working" ()) "This book, being about work, is by its very nature, about violence - to the spirit as well as to the body.

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A masterpiece of words, Working is now adapted into comic-book form by Harvey Pekar, the blue-collar antihero of his American Book Award–winning comics series American Splendor.

Brilliantly scripting and arranging Terkel’s interviews, Pekar collaborates with established comics veterans and some of the comic underground’s brightest new. Get this from a library. Studs Terkel's Working: a graphic adaptation.

[Harvey Pekar; Paul Buhle; Studs Terkel] -- A graphic novel adaptation of Studs Terkel's interviews and accounts of the lives of ordinary Americans. More a revue than a book musical, the show features songs by a handful of composers.

It was a commercial misfire on Broadway, running for just 24 post-opening performances in But “Working. In Terkel began working for WFMT, first with the "Studs Terkel Almanac" and the "Studs Terkel Show," primarily to play music.

The interviewing came along by accident. This later became the award-winning, "The Studs Terkel Program." His first book, Giants of Jazz, was published in   Paul Buhle and Harvey Pekar talked about their book Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation (New Press; May 1, ).They produced a selection from Stud Terkel’s collection of interviews.

Landmark work by Studs Terkel speaking to people working in a multitude of jobs and their feelings on. Working - Studs15 s Studs Terkels best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs.

Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. Terkel interviewed hundreds of people across the United States for his book on the Great Depression of the s. Inhe selected several interviews that were included in his book to be broadcast in eleven parts on the Studs Terkel Program on WFMT radio (Chicago, IL).

While there were many messages present throughout Studs Terkels Working: a graphic adaptation, the most important reoccurring message seemed to be that having pride and dignity as well as working at a job that fulfills one’s life passion or is simply enjoyable are more important qualities than earning a large salary and having a high rank on.Studs Terkel’s Interviews With s Working People Resurface On NPR The famed Chicago author and radio host left behind boxes of tapes after .In World War II memories, Terkel has found a great, untold story—with fore-shadowings of Vietnam and aftershocks of atomic warfare.

Terkel explains the title, matter-of-factly, as the Vietnam, nuclear-war contrast; the testimony—even from those whose lives peaked in WW II—exposes the irony of the phrase.

First witness is Hawaiian-Californian John Garcia: in .