Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

A Memoir

by Roz Chast

Hardcover, 228 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $28 | purchase

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Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
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A Memoir
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Roz Chast

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A graphic memoir by a long-time New Yorker cartoonist celebrates the final years of her aging parents' lives through cartoons, family photos and documents that reflect the artist's struggles with caregiver challenges.

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