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Sticks Angelica, folk hero, Michael DeForge

Label
Sticks Angelica, folk hero
Title
Sticks Angelica, folk hero
Statement of responsibility
Michael DeForge
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sticks Angelica is, in her own words, "49 years old. Former: Olympian, poet, scholar, sculptor, minister, activist, Governor General, entrepreneur, line cook, headmistress, Mountie, columnist, libertarian, cellist." After a high-profile family scandal, Sticks escapes to the woods to live in what would be relative isolation were it not for the many animals that surround and inevitably annoy her. Sticks is an arrogant self-obsessed force who wills herself on the flora and fauna. There is a rabbit named Oatmeal who harbors an unrequited love for her, a pair of kissing geese, a cross-dressing moose absurdly named Lisa Hanawalt. When a reporter named, ahem, Michael DeForge shows up to interview Sticks for his biography on her, she quickly slugs him and buries him up to his neck, immobilizing him. Instead, Sticks narrates her way through the forest, recalling formative incidents from her storied past in what becomes a strange sort of autobiography. Deforge's witty dialogue and deadpan narration create a bizarre yet eerily familiar world. Sticks Angelica plays with autobiography, biography, and hagiography to look at how we build our own sense of self and how others carry on the roles we create for them in our own personal dramas."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1987-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeForge, Michael
Dewey number
741.5/971
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Label
Sticks Angelica, folk hero, Michael DeForge
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
16 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781770462700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • 1546150
  • 1521171
  • (OCoLC)946693426
  • 1506179
  • (OCoLC)ocn946693426
Label
Sticks Angelica, folk hero, Michael DeForge
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
16 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781770462700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • 1546150
  • 1521171
  • (OCoLC)946693426
  • 1506179
  • (OCoLC)ocn946693426

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