20 Mar Read a free sample or buy Pancho Villa Takes Zacatecas by Paco Ignacio Taibo II & Eko. You can read this book with Apple Books on your. Paco Ignacio Taibo II, or PIT, was born in Gijón, Spain in , before fleeing Franco’s “Paco Taibo II is one of the greatest experts on Pancho Villa’s life.”. On June 23rd, , the legendary División del Norte, commanded by General Francisco “Pancho” Villa, defeated the forces of then-president Victoriano Huerta .

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Mariana rated it really liked it Jul 25, Orozco, Siqueiros, and Rivera. His work is made for the streets and the people. Jazparinxd rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Published June 23rd by Restless Books first published January 1st The path to Mexico City—and ultimate victory—was clear for Villa and the revolutionaries. Extraordinarily energetic woodcut-art and a nimble narrative voice make this history showing and telling at its best!

An Excellent Presentation of the Mexican History of the Revolution Similar to the comic books of old, this history of Pancho Villa’s taking of Zacatecas during the revolution is unique. Sergio Velazquez rated it really liked it Feb 02, Laura RM rated it liked it Apr 03, Refresh and try again.

Gerardo AD rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Lists with This Book. The illustrations by Eko are villx most impressive aspect of this novel.

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RobinB rated taio really liked it Aug 12, After the decisive battle, the federales were unable to recover, and the path to Mexico City was clear for Villa and the revolutionaries. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It is stong and exciting, the reader wishes it were 4 times as long. Taibo has lived in Mexico City since the age of 9, when in his family fled from Spain to escape the fascist dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Paco Ignacio Taibo II.


Now translated into English and adapted to ebook format, Pancho Villa Takes Zacatecas is an vjlla paean to the dramatic story of the Mexican Revolution that will fascinate history buffs, avid readers, and graphic novel enthusiasts alike. Alva rated it really liked it Jul 21, Overview Music Video Charts.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. On an old Tabo the illustrations are okay, but on an iPad they come through crisply, and the ability to enlarge them makes it even easier to admire their many fine details. Extraordinarily energetic woodcut-art and a nimble narrative voice make this history showing and telling at taiboo best!

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I was somewhat apprehensive buying a graphic novel as an eBook. Pershing and troops into Chihuahua in pursuit.

Posada is the teacher of Banksy, Shepard Fairey, and all pavo new artists. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In this remarkable graphic novel, Paco Ignacio Taibo II—the prolific historian and biographer of Che Guevara and Pancho Villa—brings his tremendous storytelling skills to bear, with stunning illustrations by the artist Eko that evoke traditional Day of the Dead imagery.


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Pancho Villa Takes Zacatecas

Open Preview See a Problem? Widely known for his policial novels, he is considered the founder of the neo-policial genre in Latin America and is the president of the International Association of Policial Writers. David rated it liked it Jul 24, In an interview published by Restless Books, Eko says: Zahra Grant rated it it was amazing Oct 15, Pancho Villa is the portrait of a controversial character show was known for always being on the run, even after his death.

Angel rated it it was amazing Dec 05, David Ramos rated it it was amazing May 07, But Posada is different because he worked to the limit, in the middle of a war. For one, the th anniversary of the Battle of Zacatecas—the bloodiest engagement of the Mexican Revolution—which took place on June 23, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

He is the son of the late journalist Paco Ignacio Taibo I.

With his vibrant narrative style, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, unveils secrets about the life of one of Mexico’s most courageous and charismatic leaders -going through the most peculiar aspects of his personality to his most defining moments transforming a nation.

Pancho Ignxcio Takes Zacatecas not only depicts one of the most decisive moments of the revolution, it also profiles, in glorified action, one of the most beloved heroes of contemporary Mexico. Be the first to ask a question about Pancho Villa Takes Zacatecas.