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Invisible Ink: My Mother's Love Affair With A Famous Cartoonist

Invisible Ink: My Mother's Love Affair With A Famous Cartoonist

Bill Griffith

ISBN: 978-1-606-99895-3

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352 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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This is the renowned cartoonist's first long-form graphic work — a 200-page memoir that poignantly recounts his mother's secret life, which included an affair with a?cartoonist and crime novelist in the 1950s and '60s. Invisible Ink unfolds like a detective story, alternating between past and present, as Griffith recreates the quotidian habits of suburban Levittown and the professional and cultural life of mid-century Manhattan in the 1950s and '60s as seen through his mother's and his own then-teenage eyes. Griffith puts the pieces together and reveals a mother he never knew.