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The Resource What it is, by Lynda Barry

What it is, by Lynda Barry

Label
What it is
Title
What it is
Statement of responsibility
by Lynda Barry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How do objects summon memories? What do real images feel like? For decades, these types of questions have permeated the pages of Lynda Barry's compositions, with words attracting pictures and conjuring places through a pen that first and foremost keeps on moving. What It Is demonstrates a tried-and-true creative method that is playful, powerful, and accessible to anyone with an inquisitive wish to write or to remember. Composed of completely new material, each page of Barry's first Drawn & Quarterly book is a full-color collage that is not only a gentle guide to this process but an invigorating example of exactly what it is: "The ordinary is extraordinary."--
Summary
Presented as a series of lined-notebook cartoon collages, a visual testament to the creator's life-long quest for creative excellence explores such questions as the capacity of material objects for summoning memories and the tangible qualities of images
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2008.
  • Eisner Awards, Best Reality-Based Work, 2009.
  • RR Donnelley Literary Award (Wisconsin), 2009.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2008.
Assigning source
From publisher description
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
293605
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barry, Lynda
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6733.B36
LC item number
W43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drawing
  • Illustration of books
  • Creative ability
  • Writing
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
adolescent
Label
What it is, by Lynda Barry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9781897299357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn162507000
  • (OCoLC)162507000
  • 169291
Label
What it is, by Lynda Barry
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9781897299357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn162507000
  • (OCoLC)162507000
  • 169291

Library Locations

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      5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming, GA, 30041, US
      34.305256 -84.067603
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