Luisa - Now and Then

Luisa - Now and Then

by Carole Maurel, Mariko Tamaki

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Overview

At 32, Luisa encounters her 15-year-old self in this sensitive, bold story about self-acceptance and sexuality.
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Single, and having left behind her dream to become a renowned photographer, she is struggling to find out who she is and what she wants. In order to help and guide her younger self, she must finally face herself and her past. When Luisa finds herself attracted to a female neighbor, things become even more complicated... Insightful and funny, this is a feel-good coming-of-age story.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594656439
Publisher: Humanoids, Inc.
Publication date: 06/20/2018
Series: Luisa - Now and Then Series
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,164,890
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Carole Maurel worked as a graphist and animator for TV programs, before she published her first graphic novel Les Chroniques Mauves, a collective work about the lesbian community. She has since published several graphic novels, always a characteristic mix of feminine sensibilities and humor.

Mariko Tamaki is known for her bestselling graphic novels, Skim, Emiko Superstar and This One Summer. Skim is the winner of an Ignatz Award, a Joe Shuster Award and a Doug Wright Award. It was also nominated for the "Children's literature" category at the 2008 Governor General's Awards. This One Summer, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki, was nominated for a 2014 Ignatz Award, and won the 2015 Michael L. Printz Award and a Caldecott Honor from the American Library Association. In 2016 she won the German Rudolph-Dirks-Award in the category Youth Drama / Coming of Age (for This One Summer). Tamaki was also awarded an Honour of Distinction by the Dayne Ogilvie Prize, a literary award for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender writers in Canada, in 2012. She has written for both DC and Marvel comics as lead writer on the Hulk and Supergirl: Being Super.​ She currently lives in Northern California.

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