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Call Number: Adult Graphic Novel / DeForge, Michael, Adult Book / Comics & Graphic Novels / General / DeForge, Michael
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Westgate Branch

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First Year Healthy purports to be the story of a young woman, recently released from the hospital after an outburst, and her burgeoning relationship with an odd, perhaps criminal Turkish immigrant. In a scant forty-five pages, working with a vibrant, otherworldly palette of magentas, yellows, and grays, Michael DeForge brings to life a world whose shifting realities are as treacherous as the thin ice its narrator walks on. First Year Healthy is all it appears to be and more: a parable about mental illness, a folktale about magical cats, and a bizarre, compelling story about relationships.


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Montréal : Drawn & Quarterly, [2014]
Year Published: 2014
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language: English
Format: Graphic Novel


Mental illness -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Graphic novels.