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The Resource Passing for human : a graphic memoir, Liana Finck

Passing for human : a graphic memoir, Liana Finck

Label
Passing for human : a graphic memoir
Title
Passing for human
Title remainder
a graphic memoir
Statement of responsibility
Liana Finck
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this achingly beautiful graphic memoir, Liana Finck goes in search of that thing she has lost—her shadow, she calls it, but one might also think of it as the “otherness” or “strangeness” that has defined her since birth, that part of her that has always made her feel as though she is living in exile from the world. In Passing for Human, Finck is on a quest for self-understanding and self-acceptance, and along the way she seeks to answer some eternal questions: What makes us whole? What parts of ourselves do we hide or ignore or chase away—because they’re embarrassing, or inconvenient, or just plain weird—and at what cost? Passing for Human is what Finck calls “a neurological coming-of-age story”—one in which, through her childhood, human connection proved elusive and her most enduring relationships were with plants and rocks and imaginary friends; in which her mother was an artist whose creative life had been stifled by an unhappy first marriage and a deeply sexist society that seemed expressly designed to snuff out creativity in women; in which her father was a doctor who struggled in secret with the guilt of having passed his own form of otherness on to his daughter; and in which, as an adult, Finck finally finds her shadow again—and, with it, her true self
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finck, Liana
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.F4943
LC item number
Z46 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Finck, Liana
  • Cartoonists
  • Jewish women artists
  • Self-acceptance
Label
Passing for human : a graphic memoir, Liana Finck
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
Control code
on1023859883
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780525508922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1023859883
Label
Passing for human : a graphic memoir, Liana Finck
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
Control code
on1023859883
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780525508922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1023859883

Library Locations

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