Romance

Around That Age I Liked to Play with Fire

Location

4959 S. Archer Ave
60632 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, 826 CHI
Date: 
2015
Abstract: 
Collection of short student essays on a variety of personal subjects; includes curriculum guide for teaching student writers
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9781934750971

Auscar Morbid, Issue 8, May 00

Location

1621 N Washtenaw Ave
60647 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, Auscar Morbid
Date: 
May 2000
Issue: 
8
Abstract: 
Collection of short comics. This issue features a modern take on Death of a Salesman with alternate endings and a review from the Chicago Tribune of concerts of Mariah Carey and Britney Spears. It also includes a special edition screen printed cover.
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English
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Proof I Exist #9

Location

P.O Box 470507
60647 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, Proof I Exist #9
Date: 
February 2008
Edition: 
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Issue: 
9
Abstract: 
A personal zine about living in Chicago and Punk Rock music. Great for fans of Cometbus!
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Navigating the Night: More Poems and Stories

Location

2144 N Hudson Ave
60614 Chicago
United States
41° 55' 15.78" N, 87° 38' 24.9108" W
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Blinn, Lucia
Date: 
2005
Abstract: 
"Lucia Blinn's new poems turn to old loves, the appalling speed of life, and a bevy of B's observed through her unique lens. Her latest stories are stitched with snippets of slow, simmering summers, the rites and wrongs of passage, and a faux grandmother fondly remembered."
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Abstract quote taken from the back of the book.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0976367505

Entwined

Catalog Number: 
Book, Stone Beatrice
Date: 
1995
Edition: 
First Edition
Abstract: 
Entwined focuses on the life of a nearly silent 77-year-old woman, Lottie Mower, who has spent most of her life in mental institutions or nursing homes. A young woman, Charly, befriends her and becomes ensnared in the net of emotions that have caused Lottie's silence. Charly begins dreaming the old woman's young life and finds herself inextricably linked to Lottie's toils that landed her in Lima State Hospital.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-879427-21-4

Conversations with a Golden Ballerina

Catalog Number: 
Book, Conversations with a Golden Ballerina
Date: 
2001
Abstract: 
A comic novel about a divorced architect who continually dates younger women. He brings himself out of his romantic slump by taking on a project building an invisible wall around Chicago (a symbolic Jewish Eruv).
Language: 
English
Notes: 
A portion of this novel originally appeared as the short story "The Kisses of Fabricant" in Chicago Magazine and in "The Lawyer's Chambers and Other Stories." Also, handwritten note appears inside front cover.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0964195739

Walking Man

Catalog Number: 
Book, Brown, Tim W.
Date: 
2008
Abstract: 
From the same metafictional universe as films like Best in Show and This is Spinal Tap, Walking Man documents the life and times of Brian Walker, publisher of the zine Walking Man. The book satirizes so-called "alternative" culture while it fondly recollects the 80s and 90s zine scene.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780978984700

On Lill Street

Catalog Number: 
Book Kanter, Lynn
Date: 
1992
Edition: 
1st
Abstract: 
With wry humor and a 1990s perspective on the 1970s, On Lill Street follows Margaret through her evolution from city-dwelling absolutely politically-correct lesbian feminist separatist to a suburban mixed-gender in which mutual infatuation leads to love with a (formerly?) straight woman, all the while retaining a wide-eyed sense of people, politics, and love.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1879427079

Dancing to the End of the Shining Bar: A Novel of Love and Courage in a Time of AIDS

Catalog Number: 
book,Scott
Date: 
1994
Abstract: 
A novel of characters directly infected with or affected by the AIDS virus who still wish to live and find love.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
autographed and inscribed by author on inside cover page
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0962103926

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