Blame This on the Boogie

Blame This on the Boogie

Graphic Novel - 2018
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"Inspired by the visual richness and cinematic structure of the Hollywood Musical, Blame this on the Boogie chronicles the adventures of a Filipino American girl born in the decade of disco who escapes life's hardships and mundanity through through the genre's feel good song and dance numbers. Ayuyang explores how the glowing charm of the silver screen can transform one's reality, shaping their approach to childhood, relationships, sports, reality TV, and eventually politics, parenthood, and mortality."--
Publisher: [Montréal, Québec] : Drawn & Quarterly, a client publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781770463189
Branch Call Number: 741.56973 Ay97A 2018
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm


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Ayuyang graduates from the micro-press comics scene with this delightfully quirky, cheekily funny memoir built around her love of musicals, rendered in wonderfully kinetic, colored-pencil drawings.

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nsalenga85 Aug 18, 2019

This is a great book on the melody of the world that renders the ordinary extraordinary through song & dance that shows how vibrant Technicolor tunes out of life & into magic of Hollywood helps an outsider find thier place in the world.


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