In And Out With Dick And Jane: A Loving Parody

April 1, 2011|
In And Out With Dick And Jane: A Loving Parody by Ross Macdonald
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Ross MacDonald, the award-winning illustrator, and James Victore, the celebrated graphic designer, have gotten together to create a parody featuring the classic kids'' book characters Dick and Jane. This time around, though, our straitlaced protagonists are venturing into some rather dark, twisted, and bawdy places. The images are perfectly rendered in warm, nostalgic shades, and the tone of the text is sweet and simple, but the content leans toward sex, drugs, and violence, with healthy doses of innuendo. To top it off, this laugh-out-loud satire is situated inside a handsome, imitation-cloth volume resembling an old-fashioned kids'' book.

Ross MacDonald is a contributing editor of Virginia Quarterly Review and a contributing artist for Vanity Fair. His award-winning illustrations have appeared in the New Yorker, Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, and Rolling Stone. He was also the subject of a one-man retrospective at the New York Times. James Victore is an indepe...
Title:In And Out With Dick And Jane: A Loving ParodyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5.75 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5.75 X 0.75 inPublished:April 1, 2011Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810997592

ISBN - 13:9780810997592

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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