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Phoebe Gloeckner's first book collects her highly praised autobiographical accounts of a teenage girl's loss of innocence through sex, drugs, rape, and AIDS.

Review:

"Gloeckner is a legendary figure in underground comics....Gloeckner's drawings combine a labored precision with a wild, often satirical expressiveness."-Roxane Farmanfarmanian, Publisher's Weekly, August 31, 1998

Review:

"Phoebe Gloeckner's A Child's Life and Other Stories is as perfect a publishing project as we're likely to see this calendar year: it collects short stories, both new and previously-published, from a period of over 20 years; the stories are consistently interesting and some are downright excellent; and the experience of reading all of the work in one place creates an artistic whole greater than the sum of its parts."-Tom Spurgeon, The Comics Journal, No. 207, September 1998

About the Author

Phoebe Gloeckner was born in Philadelphia and raised in San Francisco. Her comics first appeared in underground publications when she was in her teens. Gloeckner is also author/illustrator of the critically acclaimed Diary of a Teenage Girl, published by North Atlantic Books in 2003. In addition to paintings and comics, she has made award-winning short films.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583940280
Introduction:
Crumb, R.
Introduction:
Crumb, R.
Introduction by:
Crumb, R
Introduction:
Crumb, R
Illustrator:
Crumb, Robert
Author:
Gloeckner, Phoebe
Author:
Crumb, Robert
Publisher:
Frog in Well
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL-COLOR AND BandW ILLUS. THRUOUT
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
11 x 8.45 x 0.3 in 0.95 lb

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Product details 152 pages North Atlantic Books - English 9781583940280 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Gloeckner is a legendary figure in underground comics....Gloeckner's drawings combine a labored precision with a wild, often satirical expressiveness."
"Review" by , "Phoebe Gloeckner's A Child's Life and Other Stories is as perfect a publishing project as we're likely to see this calendar year: it collects short stories, both new and previously-published, from a period of over 20 years; the stories are consistently interesting and some are downright excellent; and the experience of reading all of the work in one place creates an artistic whole greater than the sum of its parts."
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