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We: A Reimagined Family History

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In an attempt to abstract words into something beautiful, c.vance retold his family's history in an abstracted way. Somewhere in the process the story infected words and the words became fable. Now, author finds it hard, when asked, to remember if his grandfather built bridges or something else--- or in what way his father harvested land--- or where his parents met--- or ...more
Paperback, 1st, full color, 212 pages
Published October 2011 by Jaded Ibis Press
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Jan 15, 2012 c.vance rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)
it came together well---
the images set a tone and rhythm throughout that compliments the prose well; the sepia-pages fit well in concept with the work... visually, it's rather remarkable.

the conceptual writing was paired down in the editing process; far more coherent... maybe not as much risk as there should be. but it is a concise telling of 212 fables relating to a family history...

if you read it, let me know what you think--- positive or negative.
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c.vance is the author of "the alley flowers bloom for every drunk who pisses on them save for me" (Throwback Books) and "We: A Reimagined Family History" (Jaded Ibis Press). He co-hosts Drunken Literates (available on iTunes)-- a podcast of smart and irreverent discussions about books, followed by interviews with mildly or seriously inebriated writers, publishers and other creative people --and ...more
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