Good-bye, Chunky Rice by Craig ThompsonGood-bye, Chunky Rice by Craig Thompson

Good-bye, Chunky Rice

byCraig Thompson

Paperback | May 9, 2006

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This here be the first ever “graphical novel book” by Craig Thompson. It was winnning a Harvey Award, no less. It documentates the once upon a time in our fishing village town and a short turtle lad name of Chunky, last name Rice.

Mister Chunky Rice be living in the same rooming house likewise myself, only that boy be restless. Looking for something. And he puts hisself on my brother Chuck’s ship and boats out to sea to find it. Only he be departin’ from his bestest of all friends, his deer mouse, I mean, mouse deer chum Dandel.

Now why in a whirl would someone leave beyond a buddy? Just what be that turtle lad searchings for? I said you best read the book to find out. Merle said, “Doot doot.”
Craig Thompson was made in Michigan in 1975, but risen up in Wisconsin and he drawed this very here book after departin’ for Portland, Oregon, in 1997 and missing likewise his chums and girl-buddies.He’s mostest beknown for his best–sold graphical novel book Blankets — to be winning also three Harvey Awards and two Ignatz Awards. Tran...
Title:Good-bye, Chunky RiceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.98 × 6.61 × 0.41 inPublished:May 9, 2006Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0375714766

ISBN - 13:9780375714764

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bizarre. Sad. Slow Moving. On the weaker side of Thompson's work, but not bad on any accounts. It echoes the pain of change and makes the characters easily relatable to the reader. Bizarre. Sad. Slow Moving. Goodbye Chunky Rice is one of those books that can hit you hard if you're going through a specific change in your life.
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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Meh... I didnt get it.
Date published: 2010-08-30

Editorial Reviews

“Both funny and genuinely touching in turn, Craig Thompson’s Good-bye Chunky Rice is an affecting meditation upon friendship, loneliness, and loss, all delivered with a real feel for the musicality of the comic strip form. This work sings and dances, and you could do a lot worse than to sing and dance along with it. Highly recommended.”
—Alan Moore, creator of From Hell and Watchmen