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Distance Makes the Heart Grow Sick: A Book of Postcards

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Basking in the trenches of left over teen angst, punk rock, and brutal honesty - Cristy Road romanticizes the underdog like it's nobody's business! Here is the first collection of 5 years of her artwork featured on 90 postcards. Her work has appeared in the pages of Jane, Bitch, and Bust Magazines, as well as doing artwork for The Icarus Project, Plan-it X Records, INCITE, ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Microcosm Publishing
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Mar 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: folks who love art and punks
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I received this book to review for the Feminist Review blog (http://feministreview.blogspot.com). Here is what I wrote:

I really dig postcards. They’re the cheapest way to send a bit of mail to friends, a quick and inexpensive hello that doesn’t involve computer technology. Postcards are tangible and real, something that can be hung on the wall or stuck in a journal so every time the receiver looks at it, she/he can think sweet thoughts about the sender. It’s especially nice when the picture on t
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Shelves: travel, comix, beat
The brief introductory essay is a poetry that makes this book worth picking up.

The perforated postcards make for an evocative and imaginative medium for your snail mail and/or decorative porpoises.

I'll be looking out for more of Road's work. If you like well-drawn rough characters, you'll love this little gem.
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Im a Cubanita from Miami, living in Brooklyn, and I'm more of an artist than a writer, or a guitarist. Ive never recieved formal writing/english instruction, and to top it off, Spanish is my first language. I have little interest in developing this knowledge. Im amidst working on a graphic novel- less text, more art, less anglicized language. My name was anglicized for the sake of identifying as a ...more
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