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In Me Own Words: The Autobiography of Bigfootby Graham Roumieu
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Roumieu, whose illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Progressive, reveals the hairy hominids's brave struggles with eating disorders, casual cannibalism, and philosophical quandaries ("Me once believe in good. Now, no. World go shit, like Bigfoot screenwriting career."). In a full-color graphic novel, Roumieu offers a portrait of the artist as a young ape that will leave the reader howling with laughter.
"Brilliantly funny." San Francisco Chronicle
America’s favorite crypto-zoological hominid is hilariously recast as the modern-day everyman, struggling with eating disorders, casual cannibalism, pop culture, and philosophical quandaries (“Me once believe in good. Now, no. World go shit, just like Bigfoot screenwriting career”).
About the Author
Graham Roumieu's illustrations have appeared in many newspapers including the New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. Among other honors, Roumieu received the National Magazine Awards' 2002 Silver Award for Illustration, and his work was chosen for inclusion in the 2001 and 2003 Applied Arts Magazine Illustration Annuals. He lives in Toronto.
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