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I, Parrot

(2017)
A Graphic Novel by

 
 
The acclaimed graphic novel that tells the tale of a mother, her son, forty-two endangered parrots, and a fierce search for redemption and a freer world.

When Daphne loses custody of her son, she is willing to do whatever it takes to get him back - even if it means enlisting the help of the wayward love of her life, a trio of housepainters, a flock of passenger pigeons, a landlady from hell, a super-sized bag of mite-killing powder, and more parrots than she knows what to do with.

I, Parrot, by acclaimed author Deb Olin Unferth with stunning illustrations by artist Elizabeth Haidle, dips into the surreal with poignancy and humor. In this riveting, funny, and tragic graphic novel, Daphne must risk everything. Her quest is ultimately a tale about civilization's decline, the heartbreak of extinction, and the redemption found in individual revolution.

"I don't know anything about birds, but I do know good comics, and this is one." - Vulture

"[Unferth's] language is sly and bitterly funny, matched in mood by Haidle's monochromatic, inkwash-style artwork, which plays up the story's whimsy as well as its sadness." - The New York Times Book Review

"Unferth dexterously juggles pathos and humor in her debut graphic novel, an intimate and contemplative reflection on the slow revelatory dawning of what it means to care for something - or someone . . . Unexpectedly funny, sad, scary, affirming and totally engrossing." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Genre: Historical

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Paperback Editions

November 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: I, Parrot: A Graphic Novel
Author(s): Deb Olin Unferth
ISBN: 1-936787-65-2 / 978-1-936787-65-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Black Balloon Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

November 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: I, Parrot
Author(s): Deb Olin Unferth, Elizabeth Haidle
Publisher: Black Balloon Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU