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Victor

A Novel Based on the Life of Victor, the Savage of Aveyron

Victor( )
Author: Gerstein, Mordicai
ISBN:978-0-374-38142-4
Publication Date:Sep 1998
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

"As the French revolutionaries begin time anew with year one of the new calendar, a feral child, who has somehow survived on his own in the wild, is delivered into the hands of Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard, a doctor and teacher of deaf children in Paris...Readers will be mesmerized and even stirred by the questions Gerstein raises and attempts to answer."-Pointer/Kirkus Reviews

Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Europe
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.91 Inches
Book Weight:9.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Gerstein, Mordicai (Author)
Mordicai Gerstein was born in Los Angeles, California in 1935. He attended the Chouinard Art Institute in California. He designed and directed animated films for twenty-five years. In 1970, he met author Elizabeth Levy, who asked him to illustrate her children's book Something Queer Is Going On. He has illustrated all of the books in her Something Queer series. He decided to try his hand at writing. His first picture book, Arnold of the Ducks, was published in 1980 and adapted into an animated film. He has also retold many ancient religious stories, such as that of Jonah in his book, Jonah and the Two Great Fish. He has won many awards including 2 CINE Golden Eagle Awards from the International Film and Television Festival of New York.

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