Don't Go Where I Can't Follow by Anders NilsenDon't Go Where I Can't Follow by Anders Nilsen

Don't Go Where I Can't Follow

byAnders Nilsen

Hardcover | October 15, 2012

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A 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 L.A. 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.Praise for Don't Go Where I Can't Follow:"... [a ] lonely, tender pastiche." n Chicago Tribune"... a tribute "to the life and death of a woman he loved and to the redemptive power of art." n Glen David Gold, LA Times Best of 2007"...evokes unavoidable swells of emotion ..." n Seattle Weekly"Grave and glorious, life affirming and love affirming ... raw emotions are transformed by observance and love, into memory and art." n New City Chicago
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 New York Times Notable Book Big Questions and Dogs and Water.
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Title:Don't Go Where I Can't FollowFormat:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 7.86 × 6.75 × 0.6 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770460918

ISBN - 13:9781770460911

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Praise for Don't Go Where I Can't Follow:"... [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, LA 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