The Impostor's Daughter: A True Memoir
Publish date: July 12th 2010
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, Biography Memoir
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
Laurie Sandell grew up hearing her father's stories about his time as a Green Beret in Vietnam, his medals, his PhDs, his time teaching at Stanford, and his thriving business investments. In college, she applies for a credit card, only to find out that her father had taken out multiple cards in her ...
"Confession - this was my first graphic novel. Given their popularity these days, I find it rather shocking, but there it is. Whether it was due to the graphics themselves or the actual story, I found myself quickly drawn into Ms. Sandell's story. In fact, I started it around 10:30 PM Sunday nigh...
Unlike some reviewers, I do know what a "graphic memoir" is, and I teach with them and have presented on doing so at a national professional conference. On Thursday I was in Portland, Oregon for a meeting and spent an hour at Powell's Books, arguably one of the world's best bookstores. I had located...
This book only took me 2 days to finish. I didn't want to put it down. I just wanted to know what was going to happen next. I guess this book would be classified as a graphic novel, which I've never read one before. There is a lot of adult content in the book as well as a lot of nudity in the pi...
Voyeuristic look at how a man (the "Impostor") escaping a vaguely "troubled" life in Argentina came to the U.S. to build a new life... a made-up life, in fact, and ended up seriously messing up his wife and all his kids in the process. The details are not completely fleshed out, but it seems like th...
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