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My Cold War Adventure on the River Ob



118 Pages, 7.75 x 9.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: November 2014

ISBN 9781941203040

Rights: US & CA

Raincloud Press (Nov 2014)

Price: $19.95


Told through the animal characters, this graphic memoir is a coming of age story that takes place during a unique historical moment and tells the tale of one young person's journey of discovery and cultural immersion. In 1988, two years before the end of the Cold War, the US and the USSR held the world at nuclear ransom. Meanwhile, grassroots organizing is bringing American and Soviet youth together in missions of peace. What can a group of teenagers, on a raft on Siberia's Ob River, hope to accomplish?


"A kaleidoscope of impressions and perceptions . . . fascinating."  —Publishers Weekly

Author Biography

Jenny Jaeckel has worked as a translator, Spanish teacher, graphics teacher, and an editor. She is the author and illustrator of For the Love of Meat, Odd Pieces, and Spot 12. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.