One Hundred Demons (Google eBook)

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Sasquatch Books, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 216 pages
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Buddhism teaches that each person must overcome 100 demons in a lifetime. In One Hundred Demons, a collection of 20 autobiographical comic strip stories from Salon’s popular “Mothers Who Think” section, Lynda Barry wrestles with some of hers in her signature quirky, irrepressible voice. From “Dancing” and “Hate” to “Dogs” and “Magic,” the tales included here are at once hilarious and heartbreaking. As she delves into the delights and sorrows of adolescence, family, identity, and love, Barry’s ear for dialogue, dead-on delivery, and painterly style showcase her considerable genius.

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That's very, very inspiring writing to me. - Goodreads
The economy of Barry's storytelling is amazing. - Goodreads
Then reading the intro sold me on it. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Zain - Goodreads

This is the first book by Lynda Barry I ever read. I was attracted to it at the beginning because of the artwork. Then reading the intro sold me on it. Diving in the book I still enjoyed the drawings ... Read full review

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User Review  - Molly Ferguson - Goodreads

If I read this book with more distance from the other graphic novels I've read this summer, it would surely get 5 stars. My sister would love this book (St. Julien - take note!). The illustrations for ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Lynda Barry is the creator of the nationally syndicated "Ernie Pook's Comeek" comic strip and the author of the novel and play "The Good Times Are Killing Me, " and was a commentator for National Public Radio. She lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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