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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US REFER CRU2012
Title: Your Vigor for Life Appalls Me: Robert Crumb Letters 1958-1977
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Personal name: Crumb, Robert
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Reference
International Standard Book Number: 978160699560051999
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Fantagraphics Books
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2012
Summary, etc. note: "Spanning the most formative era of his life, from the painful years of adolescence to the fame and fortune of early adulthood, this collection of personal correspondences with two near-lifelong friends sheds light on the artistic development, bitter struggle, and ultimate triumph of the world's greatest living cartoonist. Crumb writes about many key events in his life: the dissolution of his first marriage, the pain of being separated from his first child, his troubles with the IRS, and his obsessions with comics, music, and women, most notably his earliest experiences with Aline Kominsky-Crumb, now his wife of over 30 years. An entertaining and revealing look into the mind of a great artist and thinker; this is Crumb's sketchbook of words, featuring scores of rare art, including entire letters drawn in cartoon form." (Fantagraphics)
Expansion of summary note: US, United States, American, letters, correspondences, Robert Crumb, autobiography, ephemera, reproduced letters, friendship, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, sketchbook, snail mail, cartoon correspondences,1950s, 1960s, 1970s, collecting comics, comics fandom, classic comics, Mike Britt, Marty Pahls, records, isolation, commercialism, religion, underground comix, 1960s comix
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: April, 2019
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