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Chast, Roz

Summary: "In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents. When it came to her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAST, ROZ CHA

Chast, Roz

Summary: "For native Brooklynite Roz Chast, adjusting to life in the suburbs (where people own trees!?) was surreal. But she recognized that for her kids, the reverse was true. On trips into town, they would marvel at the strange world of Manhattan: its gum-wad-dotted sidewalks, honey-combed streets, and 'those West Side Story-things' (fire escapes). Their wonder inspired 'Going into Town,' part playful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 CHA

Chast, Roz.

Summary: The comprehensive book of cartoons from the beloved New Yorker cartoonist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 THE

Chast, Roz.

Summary: Marco the bird does not want to take the time to prepare for bedtime because there are so many more important things for him to do.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CHA

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHA

Marx, Patricia (Patricia A.)

Summary: A gift collection of witty one-liners by the New Yorker writer and first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon celebrates the universal advice of her mother and is accompanied by full-color illustrations by a New Yorker staff cartoonist. Illustrations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2019

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Summary: Best American Comics 2016 showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors and highlights both fiction and nonfiction from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, minicomics, and the Web to make a collection that is full of varied, provocative feats of cartooning.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 BES

Hiaasen, Carl

Summary: Hiaasen presents "The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear," telling graduates (or new job-holders, or brides-and-grooms, or newly-released ex-convicts) the truth: you need to disregard the lame platitudes, keep disillusionment at bay, and assume that bad things will happen in life. Yes, life is a shit storm. No, you're not all doomed. And you might even survive with a sense of humor intact.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 HIA

Martin, Steve

Summary: Presents a rhyming couplet featuring each letter of the alphabet, with such characters as David the dog-faced boy, who dons a derby despite being dirty, and Victor, whose frequent victories have made him vainglorious.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flying Dolphin Press 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Martin