Octopus Pie

Octopus Pie

There Are No Stars in Brooklyn

Book - 2010
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What is Octopus Pie?
 
Follow the adventures of two Brooklynites--Eve, a nerdy acerbic twentysomething and her roommate, Hanna, a long-lost friend who has blossomed into a chronically happy-go-lucky stoner. Crazed childhood rivals, art world hipsters, Eve's meddlesome mom, and boyfriends past and present crowd their odd yet ordinary lives.

In the twilight zone between college and the adult world lies the sardonic, witty, maddening, and sometimes melancholy terrain that Meredith Gran's addictive comic Octopus Pie maps with devastating, drop-dead-funny accuracy.
 
This book collects the first two years of strips, plus bonus material.
Publisher: New York : Villard Trade Paperbacks, c2010.
ISBN: 9780345520432
0345520432
Branch Call Number: GRAN
Characteristics: 252 p. : chiefly ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: There are no stars in Brooklyn

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gracehli
Jul 13, 2012

This graphic novel was entertaining and had its moments of brilliance. Loved the ducks. :] I wouldn't call it literature by any stretch, but, it's a nice summer read.

I enjoyed the art, and choice to print in green in white instead of the typical black and white. The cover layout is also quite nice.

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