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Read online The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures I don t remember being born I was a very ugly child My appearance has not improved so I guess it was a lucky break when he was attracted by my youthfulness So begins the wrenching diary of Minnie Goetze a fifteen year old girl longing for love and acceptance and struggling with her own precocious sexuality Minnie hates school and she wants to be an artist or maybe a speleologist or a bartender She sleeps with her mother s boyfriend and yet is too shy to talk with boys at school She forges her way through adolescence unsupervised and unguided defenseless and yet fearless .

The story unfolds in the libertine atmosphere of the s San Francisco but the significance of Minnie s effort to understand herself and her world is universal This is the story of an adolescent troubled by the discontinuity between what she thinks and feels and what she observes in those around her i The Diary of a Teenage Girl i offers a searing comment on adult society as seen though the eyes of a young woman on the verge of joining it .

In this unusual novel artist and writer Phoebe Gloeckner presents a pivotal year in a girl s life recounted in diary pages and illustrations with full narrative sequences in comics form by Phoebe Gloeckner

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The Diary of  a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures
Title:The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures
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ISBN:1583940634
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Number of Pages:320
Category:graphic-novels, comics, fiction, young-adult, coming-of-age, graphic-novels-comics, adult, abandoned, comix, teen
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The Atrocity Exhibition, Vite, trop vite, Weird But True: A Cartoon Encyclopedia of Incredibly Strange Things, A Child's Life: Other Stories, The Chicken-Fried Rat: Tales Too Gross to Be True, empty pockets, The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures, The Baby-Sitter's Nightmare: Tales Too Scary to Be True, Chicago, Embryogenesis: Species, Gender, and Identity
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