I Wish There Was Something I Could Quit
By (author) Aaron Cometbus
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I Wish There Was Something I Could Quit by Aaron Cometbus
Book DescriptionThis full-colour art book enters into the studio, process and inner world of Californian artist, Miriam Wosk. Laura is in the middle of a torrid affair - with the trains that pass on the tracks at the end of her block. She is obsessed. She can't sleep. She sits on the porch all night lying in wait. Then she throws bricks, bowling balls, cans of paint. She loves the sound as they connect, meeting metal and glass. Smash goes the windshield of the camouflage Humvee. Crash go the headlights of a helicopter. The trains are carrying weapons destined for the front lines of America's latest war, and Laura can't rest until she's consummated the affair by blowing one up! She plots, she plans - but meanwhile, the trains keep right on coming, haunting her. Taunting her, too. All her good intentions haven't done anything to stop them or even slow one down - yet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780867196504
(203mm x 128mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Last Gasp,U.S.
Publisher: Last Gasp,U.S.
Publish Date: 11-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Aaron Cometbus
Aaron Cometbus has earned legendary status in the literary underground for the longevity of his self-published fanzine (Cometbus, which turns 25 this year) and for his own tough, taut prose. He calls Berkeley his home but lives in a state of perpetual exile. Each issue of Aaron's zine, Cometbus, sells over 10,000 issues, with 49 issues and several collections.
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