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It's a good life, if you don't weaken : [a picture novella]

Author: Seth
Publisher: Montreal : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York, NY : Distributed by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th softcover edView all editions and formats
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While trying to understand his dissatisfaction with the present, Seth discovers the life and work of Kalo, a forgotten New Yorker cartoonist from the 1940s. But his obsession blinds him to the needs of his lover and the quiet desperation of his family.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Seth; Seth
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seth
ISBN: 9781896597706 189659770X
OCLC Number: 190596856
Notes: "The story presented here was originally serialized in issues four through nine of the comic book series, Palookaville."--Prelim.
Description: 163 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: It is a good life, if you do not weaken
Responsibility: by Seth.

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This title pays homage to the wit and sophistication of the old-fashioned magazine cartoon. While trying to understand his dissatisfaction with the present, Seth discovers the life and work of Kalo,  Read more...

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"Extraordinary And Original." - Raymond Briggs; "Rich, Evocative...Characterized By Small Moments Revealing The Author's Sharp Eye For Detail" - The Globe And Mail

 
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