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Author: Lynda Barry; Kevin Kawula
Publisher: Montréal, Quebec : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A series of portraits features a myopic monkey protagonist and the author's most beloved character, Marlys, in a collection that follows her everyday and fantastical routines of preparing food, waiting for the bus, and associating with her elephant-eared imaginary friend.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Romans graphiques
Comic books, strips, etc
Young adult nonfiction
Young adult books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda Barry; Kevin Kawula
ISBN: 9781897299647 1897299648
OCLC Number: 243544497
Description: 224 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Near-sighted monkey book :
Responsibility: by Lynda Barry ; with guest water colorist Kevin Kawula.

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"Nearsighted Monkey" collects a series of portraits in which the pleasant primate goes about her daily life--smoking while hogging the remote, making pancakes, waiting for the bus--alternately  Read more...

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The collages in legendary cartoonist Lynda Barry's "What It Is "are a bathysphere-like odyssey through the depths of her funky subconscious. "Elissa Schappel, Vanity Fair On What It Is" Meditations, Read more...

 
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