Get curbside service details on our blog.

Book drops are open at all locations except Edmondson Pike.

Essex County

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Where does a young boy turn when his whole world suddenly disappears? What turns two brothers from an unstoppable team into bitterly estranged loners? How does the simple-hearted care of one middle-aged nurse reveal the scars of an entire community, and can anything heal the wounds caused by a century of deception? Award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire pays tribute to his roots with Essex County , an award-winning trilogy of graphic novels set in an imaginary version of his hometown, the eccentric farming community of Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Here, Lemire crafts an intimate study of one community through the years, and a tender meditation on family, memory, grief, secrets, and reconciliation. With the lush, expressive inking of a young artist at the height of his powers, Lemire draws us in and sets us free. This new edition collects the complete, critically-acclaimed trilogy ( Tales from the Farm , Ghost Stories , and The Country Nurse ) in one deluxe volume! Also included are over 40-pages of previously unpublished material, including two new stories.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d461b6db-ef80-8efe-d1ad-6cd3f73e482d
Grouping Title essex county
Grouping Author lemire jeff
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2020-10-28 23:02:39PM
Last Indexed 2020-10-29 00:23:58AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Lemire, Jeff.
author Lemire, Jeff.
author2-role Lemire, Jeff.
hoopla digital.
author_display Lemire, Jeff
available_at_school Hume-Fogg Magnet High
collection_school Comic/Graphic
detailed_location_school Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Comic/Graphic
display_description A collection of the trilogy of the Essex County graphic novel series, along with new stories and previously unpublished materials.
format_category_school Books
format_school Book
id d461b6db-ef80-8efe-d1ad-6cd3f73e482d
isbn 160309038
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:CARL0000608037 QQ00133679 Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Comic/Graphic 741.5 LEM 1 false false On Shelf 69450
hoopla:MWT11342568 Online Hoopla Collection Online Hoopla eComic eBook 1 false true Hoopla Available Online
overdrive:87fe2a92-653b-4c05-b78a-7dbf37becb42 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 1 false true OverDrive Kindle Book, Adobe PDF eBook Available Online
last_indexed 2020-10-29T05:23:58.288Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_school 741.5 LEM
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Hume-Fogg Magnet High
primary_isbn 9781603090469
publishDate 2009
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:CARL0000608037 Book Books English Top Shelf Productions, c2009. 510 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.
hoopla:MWT11342568 eComic eBook English IDW Publishing, 2009. 1 online resource
overdrive:87fe2a92-653b-4c05-b78a-7dbf37becb42 eBook eBook English Top Shelf Productions 2012
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000608037 QQ00133679 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
hoopla:MWT11342568 Available Online Available Online false true false false false false
overdrive:87fe2a92-653b-4c05-b78a-7dbf37becb42 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
series Essex County
series_with_volume Essex County|
subject_facet Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Canada
Electronic books
Essex (Ont. : County) -- Comic books, strips, etc
Family farms -- Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Graphic novels -- Canada
Ontario -- Comic books, strips, etc
Orphans -- Comic books, strips, etc
title_display Essex County
title_full Essex County
Essex County / Jeff Lemire
Essex county [electronic resource] Lemire, Jeff.
title_short Essex County
topic_facet Comic and Graphic Books
Comic books, strips, etc
Family farms
Graphic novels