"Mike's Place: A True Story of Love, Blues, and Terror in Tel Aviv" by Jack Baxter, Joshua Faudem & Koren Shadmi
A nonfiction graphic novel about the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv in 2003 -- from documentary film makers Jack Baxter and Josh Faudem.
There's a rule at Mike's Place: never, ever talk politics or religion. At this blues bar on the Tel Aviv beachfront, an international cast of characters mingles with the locals, and everyone is welcome to grab a beer and forget the conflict outside. At least, that's the story Jack and Joshua want to tell in their documentary.
But less than a month after they begin filming, Mike's Place is the target of a deadly suicide bombing. Jack, Joshua, and the Mike's Place family survive the only way they know how-by keeping the camera rolling.
Written by filmmakers Jack Baxter and Joshua Faudem and illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Koren Shadmi, Mike's Place chronicles the true story of an infamous terrorist attack in painstaking detail. Rarely has the slow build to tragedy, and the rebirth that follows, been captured with such a compassionate and unflinching eye.
- Publisher : First Second; First Edition (June 9, 2015)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 192 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9781596438576
- ISBN-13 : 978-1596438576
- Item Weight : 12.8 ounces
- Dimensions : 6 x 0.56 x 9 inches