by Jeffrey Brown

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The follow-up to Jeffrey Brown's self-published debut hit, Clumsy, this is the bittersweet story of how Jeff lost his virginity.

A full-length graphic novel drawn in a simple and elegantly awkward style that heightens the emotional impact of the work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781891830419
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Publication date: 07/23/2003
Edition description: Not Appropriate For Children
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Jeffrey Brown is the best selling author and illustrator of the middle grade Jedi Academy series, as well as the Darth Vader and Son series. When he was a kid, Jeffrey always dreamed of growing up to draw comics and make books for a living—and now he’s living that dream! Jeffrey has written a number of autobiographical books for adults (ClumsyUnlikely, and A Matter of Life, among others, all from Top Shelf Productions), humorous graphic novels about cats (Cat Getting Out of a BagCats Are Weird, from Chronicle Books), and parodies like Incredible Change-Bots (and its two sequels, all also from Top Shelf).

His most recent project has been 40,000 years in the making: Lucy & Andy Neanderthal! Lucy and Andy are a brother and sister living in the stone age, where they struggle to survive mammoths, cave bears, and their own sibling rivalry. Lucy & Andy Book Two: The Stone Cold Age is available now.

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Unlikely 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A staggeringly beautiful story that I will remember for the rest of my life. It's sad but leaves the reader with a sense of hope and contentment, somehow. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
kevinyezbick on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Despite a few glaring editorial mishaps - in one instance using the wrong to/too form - I enjoyed Unlikely. The illustrations sell the emotions the characters go through in what plays out as a typical romance gone sour. All the ingredients of your everyday failed relationship - the whirlwind beginning - the descent into the mundane and repetitive - the pushback - and the breakaway. Perfect medicine for the bitter and brokenhearted.
furthur66 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
So apparently I like graphic novels. It took me a minute to get used to the drawings and the written text, but I quickly found that it added a lot. So much more could be said with a simple drawing than can be conveyed with pages and pages of text. This one follows Jeff's burgeoning relationship with Allyson, the excitment of a new love, the loss of his virginity at 24 and the eventual falling apart of said relationship. It made me long for that newness myself and then immediately grateful I don't have to go through the inevitibility of reality.
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