|About the Book|
The most original and influential comic mind of our generation gives us a rollicking tour of his expansive imagination. Alongside the hilarity are intimate, revealing, and poignant recollections of childhoods pains and lost love, as well asMoreThe most original and influential comic mind of our generation gives us a rollicking tour of his expansive imagination. Alongside the hilarity are intimate, revealing, and poignant recollections of childhoods pains and lost love, as well as remarkable illustrations from Winters accomplished, surreal pen.Contents: Unusual stories: Artist -- I miss dancing with you -- Stolen flowers -- Wedding --Hijacker -- Well-kept secret -- Roll in the hay -- Conductor -- Black tie -- King who had to be Queen too -- Face-lift -- Table for two -- Niagara Falls -- Halloween -- Snowman --Old Indian buries an old friend -- Postcard -- My hometown is gone-I mean gone -- Money preacher -- Black lunch box -- Cardboard man -- Fisherman -- Lost valley of the Gods -- Marathon runner -- Campers -- Animal tales: Visitor -- Thanksgiving -- Last day the circus came to town -- My bird doesnt sing anymore -- Did anyone see my doggie? -- Ode to a baby robin -- Ode to a sea gull -- Little bear who didnt know who he was -- Easter bunny -- Bird that couldnt fly -- Stung -- My last flight south -- Faces -- Childrens voices: Blinding windstorm -- What do you want to be when you grow up? -- Mirage -- I was behind the couch all the time -- Dr. John Wookey to surgery -- How much money did you make today, little man? -- Little boys Christmas list -- Baby-sitter and why theyre weird or turn weird -- Costume -- What are you frightened of, Johnny? -- Of men and war: Blue Hill massacre -- Rebels -- I want to be a soldier -- Ivy-covered castle -- I stand alone -- Observations: Were going out for two whole days -- What it mustve been like -- War paint -- Shadows -- My hobby -- Summer -- My definition of love.