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Bumperhead

Author: Gilbert Hernandez
Publisher: [Montréal, Québec] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Bumperhead follows Bobby, a young slacker who narrates his life as it happens but offers very little reflection on the events that transpire. He lives in the moment exclusively and is incapable of seeing the world outside of his experiences. He comes of age in the 1970s, making a rapid progression through that era's different subcultures and in a short period of time segues from a stoner glam rocker to a drunk  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Hernandez
ISBN: 9781770461659 1770461655
OCLC Number: 867557602
Notes: Chiefly illustrations.
Description: 119 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Gilbert Hernandez.

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"Bumperhead follows Bobby, a young slacker who narrates his life as it happens but offers very little reflection on the events that transpire. He lives in the moment exclusively and is incapable of seeing the world outside of his experiences. He comes of age in the 1970s, making a rapid progression through that era's different subcultures and in a short period of time segues from a stoner glam rocker to a drunk rocker to a speed-freak punk. He drifts in and out of relationships with friends, both male and female. Life zooms past him"--

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Hernandez is brilliant on the particular embarrassments of growing up . . . "Marble Season" is a treat: beady, nostalgic and sometimes unexpectedly piercing. "The Guardian on Marble Season" "Marble Read more...

 
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