Bats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel

TitleBats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel
Year for Search2015
AuthorsDodson, Zachary Thomas
Date Published2015
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFinnish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Very complex, richly illustrated book, a dust jacket illustrated on both sides, books within books, and at least two stories running throughout. One story is set in the mid-nineteenth-century and includes a trek across a very strange America. The other story is set in a dystopian future Republic of Texas, which is one of seven walled districts that are what remain after a catastrophe of some sort. The author is a book designer who created the elaborate presentation of the novel.

Illustration

Richly illustrated

Holding Institutions

PSt

Author Note

The author was born in the U.S. and lives in Finland.

Full Text

2015 Dodson, Zachary Thomas. Bats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel. New York: Doubleday. PSt

Very complex, richly illustrated book, a dust jacket illustrated on both sides, books within books, and at least two stories running throughout. One story is set in the mid-nineteenth-century and includes a trek across a very strange America. The other story is set in a dystopian future Republic of Texas, which is one of seven walled districts that are what remain after a catastrophe of some sort. The author is a book designer who created the elaborate presentation of the novel. The author was born in the U.S. and lives in Finland.