An Age of License: A Travelogue

Fantagraphics Books
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Acclaimed cartoonist Lucy Knisley (French MilkRelish) got an opportunity that most only dream of: a travel-expenses-paid trip to Europe/Scandinavia, thanks to a book tour.An Age of License is Knisley’s comics travel memoir recounting her charming (and romantic!) adventures. It’s punctuated by whimsical visual devices (such as a “new experiences” funnel); peppered with the cute cats she meets along the way; and, of course, features her hallmark―drawings and descriptions of food that will make your mouth water. But it’s not all kittens and raclette crepes: Knisley’s experiences are colored by anxieties, introspective self-inquiries, and quotidian revelations―about traveling alone in unfamiliar countries, and about her life and career―that many young adults will relate to. An Age of License―which takes its name from a French saying―is an Eat, Pray, Love for the alternative comics fan.
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About the author

Lucy Knisley is a cartoonist andoccasional puppeteer, ukulele player, and food/travel writer living in Chicago, IL. She is a graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago andCenter for Cartoon Studies.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Sep 9, 2014
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Pages
208
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ISBN
9781606997680
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Comics & Graphic Novels / Nonfiction
Travel / Essays & Travelogues
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