Something New Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley
  

Something New Tales from a Makeshift Bride

Written by Lucy Knisley
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Synopsis

Something New Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley

In 2010, Lucy and her long term boyfriend John broke up. Three long, lonely years later, John returned to New York, walked into Lucy's apartment, and proposed. This is not that story. It is the story of what came after: The Wedding. DIY maven Lucy Kinsley was fascinated by American wedding culture ...but also sort of horrified by it. So she set out to plan and execute the adorable DIY wedding to end all adorable DIY weddings. And she succeeded. This graphic novel clocking in at almost 300 pages of humour, despair, and eternal love is the story of how Lucy built a barn, invented a whole new kind of photo booth, and managed to turn an outdoor wedding on a rainy day into a joyous (though muddy) triumph.

Reviews

[This] graphic-novel memoir from First Second Books follows Lucy Knisley's own decade-long saga toward the altar, as well as her own keen and amusing observations on the marital industry she curated along the way. --The Washington Post

About the Author

Lucy Knisley is the author and illustrator of beloved graphic novels about memory, identity, food, and family. Her Alex Award-winning graphic novel, Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, tells the story of her childhood steeped in the food industry. It was a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into five languages. Her travelogues (French Milk, An Age of License, and Displacement) and web comic series (Stop Paying Attention) have been lauded by critics, and her combined work has built her a devoted readership for her honest and thoughtful true-life stories. Her recent graphic memoirs include Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride. She lives and works in Chicago, with her new husband.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Author

Lucy Knisley
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Publisher

First Second an imprint of Roaring Brook Press

Publication date

3rd May 2016

ISBN

9781626722491


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