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    Don't Go Where I Can't Follow (Hardback) By (author) Anders Nilsen

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    DescriptionA STORY OF LOVE AND LOSS INSCRIBED IN PHOTOGRAPHS, POSTCARDS, LETTERS, AND BEDSIDE SKETCHES In this collection of letters, drawings, and photos, Anders Nilsen chronicles a six-year relationship and the illness that brought it to an end. "Don't Go Where I Can't Follow "is an eloquent appreciation of the time the author shared with his fiancee, Cheryl Weaver. The story is told using artifacts of the couple's life together, including early love notes, simple and poetic postcards, tales of their travels in written and comics form, journal entries, and drawings done in the hospital in her final days. It concludes with a beautifully rendered account of Weaver's memorial that Glen David Gold, writing in the "Los Angeles Times," called "16 panels of beauty and grace." "Don't Go Where I Can't Follow "is a deeply personal romance, and a universal reminder of our mortality and the significance of the relationships we build. Originally published as a limited edition in 2006, this collection includes a new afterword written by Nilsen.


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    Title
    Don't Go Where I Can't Follow
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anders Nilsen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781770460911
    ISBN 10: 1770460918
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: GV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F3.0
    BIC E4L: GRA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: FX
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Libri: I-GV
    DC22: 741.59
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    DC22: 741.5/973
    B&T Merchandise Category: GPH
    B&T General Subject: 400
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CGN006000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 741.592
    LC classification: PN6727.N56 Z46 2012
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: INDS/CANSTD
    Thema V1.0: XA
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    Full Colour
    Publisher
    Drawn and Quarterly
    Imprint name
    Drawn and Quarterly
    Publication date
    24 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Montreal
    Author Information
    Anders Nilsen was born in New Hampshire and now lives in Chicago. He has a BFA in painting and illustration from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. He is the author of the "New York Times "Notable Book "Big Questions "and "Dogs and Water."
    Review quote
    "[A] lonely, tender pastiche." "--Chicago Tribune""A tribute to the life and death of a woman he loved and to the redemptive power of art." "--"Glen David Gold ", Los Angeles Times "Best of 2007 "Evokes unavoidable swells of emotion." "--Seattle Weekly""Grave and glorious, life affirming and love affirming . . . Raw emotions are transformed by observance and love, into memory and art." "--New City Chicago"