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    Books of Adam: The Blunder Years (Grand Central Publishing) (Paperback) By (author) Adam Ellis

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    DescriptionAdam Ellis knew it was time to leave art school when a fellow student presented her final project to the class: "I put a condom on the Virgin Mary," she announced, unveiling a cheap figurine sheathed in latex. The professor loved it. Baffled by the praise his classmate receives, and intent on becoming an artist on his own terms, Adam plots his escape to Portland, Oregon to begin his life in the real world--only to realize that adulthood is a lot harder than it looks. Based on the blog of the same name, BOOKS OF ADAM details Adam's hilarious trials and tribulations in his attempt to become a functioning member of society. From his arrest after shoplifting a bottle of chocolate milk to a misguided attempt to make friends that lands him in a shack with a hippie couple who have just skinned a rabbit and are trying to entice him into a three-some, Adam is an amicable guy who can't seem to keep himself out of trouble. Paired with his signature black and white illustrations, Adam's stories weave together an uproariously funny and ultimately charming narrative about a young man trying to find his place in the world.


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    Title
    Books of Adam
    Subtitle
    The Blunder Years
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Adam Ellis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781455516988
    ISBN 10: 1455516988
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WH
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Theme: CULT/WESTRN
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Libri: ENGM1080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/PACFNW
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    DC22: 305.31
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400, A26650000
    DC21: 305.31
    BISAC V2.8: HUM003000
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/OREGON, LOCL/ORPORT
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 700.92
    B&T Approval Code: A23305050
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.6.10.0.0
    LC classification: NC1429.E513 A2 2013
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/LIFEAS
    Thema V1.0: DNC, WHX
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Grand Central Publishing
    Imprint name
    Grand Central Publishing
    Publication date
    07 September 2013
    Author Information
    Adam Ellis is a 26-year old artist and blogger. When he isn't illustrating for his site, he does freelance design for comic book publishers. His blog is www.BooksofAdam.com and his Twitter handle is @Moby_Dickhead.
    Review quote
    "Adam Ellis is hilarious. If you like manic hipsters and crazy bosses, you'll love BOOKS OF ADAM! -Yasmine Surovec, blogger and author of "Cat Versus Human"