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I was a child

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Publisher:
Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA),
Pub. Date:
[2015]
Language:
English
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An illustrated memoir by renowned  New Yorker  cartoonist Bruce Eric Kaplan. "If  The Little Prince  had crash-landed, instead of in the Sahara, into a middle-class Jewish home in Maplewood, N.J. in the late 1960s, it might feel something like  I Was a Child ."-- The Hollywood Reporter   Bruce Eric Kaplan, also known as BEK, is one of the most celebrated and admired cartoonists in America. I Was a Child is the story of his childhood in suburban New Jersey, detailing the small moments we all experience: going to school, playing with friends, family dinners, watching TV on a hot summer night, and so on. It would seem like a conventional childhood, although Kaplan's anecdotes are accompanied by his signature drawings of family outings and life at home-road trips, milk crates, hamsters, ashtrays, a toupee, a platypus, and much more. Kaplan's cartoons, although simple, are never straightforward; they encompass an easy irony and dark humor that often cuts straight to the truth of experience. Brilliantly relatable and genuinely moving, I Was a Child is about our attempts to understand the mysteries that are our parents, our families, and ourselves.
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9780399169519
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subject_facet American wit and humor, Pictorial, Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography, Kaplan, Bruce Eric
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