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Through the Wire - Kayne West

Through the Wire

By: Kayne West, Bill Plympton (Illustrator)

Hardcover

Published: 27th November 2009
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Through the Wire is a graphic memoir that illustrates the lyrics of twelve Kanye West songs to tell his story, from his decision to drop out of college to pursue his dreams in music, through his days spent folding chinos at the Gap while struggling at night to make a name as a producer, through the pivotal car accident that eventually set him on the course to stardom and the epiphany of realizing exactly who he had become.

"...They say people in your life are like seasons And anything that happens is for a reason..."

Plympton illustrates each of the songs in detail, his vision of Kanye's world. The songs are annotated with explanations of the references in the songs, biographical components that illuminate the lyrics, and their meaning on a deeply personal level.

The result is a one-of-a-kind book that initially grabs you and stays with you forever.

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Great for anyone who's a Kanye Fan

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    Love it, Im a huge Kanye West fan and this was a interesting read, excellent artwork to go with his story!

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    "[Kanye] has always had an ability to make the personal universal and he doesn't fail with this book....the idea, delivery and execution of [Through the Wire] couldn't have worked out any better." -"Amsterdam News"

    ISBN: 9781416537755
    ISBN-10: 1416537759
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 80
    Published: 27th November 2009
    Dimensions (cm): 24.130 x 24.130  x 1.9
    Weight (kg): 0.602