Forget Sorrow An Ancestral Tale HC (2010 W.W. Norton) comic books
1st printing. Story and art by Belle Yang. A recent college grad, Belle Yang fled an abusive boyfriend who became a terrifying stalker. Back under the protection of her Old World Chinese parents, she seeks escape in retelling and drawing her father's stories about his family in Manchuria during World War II. Recounting the lives and choices of her grandfather, his brothers, and her great-grandfather, Belle finds healing - and the strength to honor both her father and herself. Hardcover, 256 pages, B&W. Cover price $23.95.