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The good times are killing me

Author: Lynda Barry
Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : Drawn & Quarterly, a client publisher of Rainbow Books, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Young Edna Arkins lives in a neighborhood that is rapidly changing, thanks to white flight from urban Seattle in the late 1960s. As the world changes around her, Edna is exposed to the callous racism of adults; sometimes subtle and other times blatant, but always stinging. At the heart of The Good Times Are Killing Me is the forbidden friendship between Edna who is white and Bonna Willis who is black, and how the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda Barry
ISBN: 9781770462618 1770462619
OCLC Number: 1099542911
Notes: Novel originally published in 1988.
Place of publication from publisher's website.
Description: 139 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Lynda Barry.

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Lynda Barry's classic heartbreaking and heartwarming coming of age novella back in print with a gorgeous new colver design and an additional colour section brough back from the original edition.  Read more...

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"The story of two young people--Edna (white) and Bonna (African-American)--coming to terms with the inequalities of race and class... Written in the 1980s and set in the 1970s, the book remains as Read more...

 
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