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    Author: Joe Ollman
    Artist: Joe Ollman
    Published by: Drawn & Quarterly
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Mid-Life is the story of John, who at 40 becomes a father again with his much younger second wife, which results in a slow, painful attack by flowered baby bags and front-facing baby carriers on his former virility and self-identity. John always believed that age is a state of mind; however, his adult daughters, baby son, energetic wife, stressful job, house full of cats, and flabby body complete with bloated stomach and sagging bosom all lead John reluctantly to admit that he is having a mid-life crisis. The crisis drives John to yell at his wife, pick fights with his daughters, and miss deadlines at work that put his job on the line.

He takes solace from the stress of everyday life with a seemingly harmless infatuation with the pretty children’s performer, Sherry Smalls, who sings adoringly to him directly from his son’s DVD. As their lives snowball, John’s infatuation turns into obsession and a haphazard, fateful e-mail leads to a necessary reality check that neither John nor Sherry may have wanted, but that both will surprisingly welcome…

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Trade Paperback
Cat. No.
2262222
EAN
9781770460287
ISBN
9781770460287