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The Good Times are Killing Me - Lynda Barry
The Good Times are Killing Me
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Nationally syndicated cartoonist Lynda Barry's moving, quirky and honest first novel about a young girl's coming of age--which has also been a hit off-Broadway play--is back in print, with new artwork by the author. In The Good Times Are Killing Me, Lynda Barry reveals her masterful way with... show more
Nationally syndicated cartoonist Lynda Barry's moving, quirky and honest first novel about a young girl's coming of age--which has also been a hit off-Broadway play--is back in print, with new artwork by the author. In The Good Times Are Killing Me, Lynda Barry reveals her masterful way with story, memory, and feelings, and anyone who lingers in Edna Arkins's world will be the better for it.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781570611056 (157061105X)
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
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target acquired
target acquired rated it
4.0
an adolescent girl's voice, perfectly captured in all of its off-kilter, i-am-not-understanding-this-cruel-world oddness. race, specifically black & white and sometimes black versus white. friendship, challenged. families, challenged. a neighborhood changing in the 60s. school and all of its terrors...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
3.0
This is told in the voice of 12-year-old Edna Arkins, somewhat like Ellen Foster except that Edna's life is not as troubled as Ellen's. The voice here is quite convincing, dwelling on just the sort of things you'd expect a 12-year-old girl in the 1960s to be concerned about. The most interesting pa...
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