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Portable February

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ISBN-10: 0982048017

ISBN-13: 9780982048016

Edition: 2009

Authors: David Berman

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Running the gamut in topic and style from faux-political to faux-"New Yorker," David Berman's lo-fi cartoons incorporate strains of high and low comedy, wistful Americana, contemporary art, dream visions, and a visual analog to the semipenetrable personal allusions found in his music and poetry. His drawings invite the same deeper thought as his writings, making use of wordplay, cultural references, and offbeat observations. The sparse illustrations are complemented by poignant one-liners, and reveal moments of lightness within the author's dark humor, providing a wry, erudite commentary on American culture.
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Book details

List price: $9.98
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Drag City
Publication date: 6/23/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 100
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

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