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Jokes and the Unconscious
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Paperback
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Aug.15.2006
  • 9781573442503
  • Cleis Press

Daphne gives an overview of the book:

Heard the one about the dying father? In this savagely brilliant graphic novel by slam poet Daphne Gottlieb (Final Girl) and Hothead Paisan creator Diane DiMassa, a 19-year-old woman named Sasha loses her father to cancer and takes a job in the hospital where he had worked as a doctor. Moving from room to room with her clipboard of forms, Sasha encounters the insane, the suicidal, and the brave — then returns to her office to look up all her friends' and enemies' medical records.
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Heard the one about the dying father? In this savagely brilliant graphic novel by slam poet Daphne Gottlieb (Final Girl) and Hothead Paisan creator Diane DiMassa, a 19-year-old woman named Sasha loses her father to cancer and takes a job in the hospital where he had worked as a doctor. Moving from room to room with her clipboard of forms, Sasha encounters the insane, the suicidal, and the brave — then returns to her office to look up all her friends' and enemies' medical records.

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About Daphne

San Francisco-based poet Daphne Gottlieb stitches together the ivory tower and the gutter just using her tongue. She is the author of four books of poetry: Kissing Dead Girls (2008), Final Girl (2003), Why Things Burn (2001) and Pelt (1999...

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