Unlikely by Jeffrey Brown

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"Mr. Brown seems to understand perfectly the day-to-day rhythms of the modern 'young adult' relationship. Unlikely, like his first book Clumsy, is pretty much impossible to put down." -- Daniel Clowes, creator of Ghost World, Art School Confidential, and Eightball

"A million little brilliant and honest moments are sewn into the rough panels of Unlikely."-- Wil Moss, NewCity Chicago

Following Jeffrey Brown's debut hit, Clumsy, Unlikely continues to explore the nature of relationships in this story of how Jeffrey Brown lost his virginity. A full-length graphic novel of excruciating detail and intimacy, drawn in an awkward style that both disarms the reader and heightens the emotional impact of the work.
 

About Jeffrey Brown

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Jeffrey Brown is the author of numerous graphic novels and comics, including Cat Getting Out of a Bag, Cats are Weird, and Darth Vader and Son. A lifelong Star Wars fan, he lives in Chicago with his wife and six-year-old son.
 
Published August 5, 2003 by Top Shelf Productions. 256 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels. Fiction

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Brown's second autobiographical graphic novel mines similar territory to his debut, Clumsy .

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When Kevin Roose's fellow students at Brown University started planning for semesters abroad, in places like France and Spain, he pitched an idea to his advisor for a semester in another foreign culture: the evangelical community at Liberty University.

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Christian Science Monitor

It took blinding light and God’s voice to convert the Apostle Paul.

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BBC History Magazine

Elizabeth Fry was a formidable woman whose devotion to institutional and particularly prison reform during the first half of the 19th century brought her a national and international reputation that has endured.

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