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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 13 September 2016
  • ISBN : 9781632861016
  • Page : 228 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 62 voters

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Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling award-winning graphic memoir by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast about her parents’ final years.

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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?
  • Author : Roz Chast
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781632861016
GET THIS BOOKCan't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling award-winning graphic memoir by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast about her parents’ final years.

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781620406380
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#1 New York Times Bestseller 2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST In her first memoir, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents. When it came to her elderly mother

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  • ISBN : 9783319567297
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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?
  • Author : Roz Chast
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : OCLC:898985962
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#1 New York Times Bestseller In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents. When it came to her elderly mother and father, Roz held to the practices

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