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The customer is always wrong

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Series:
Over easy volume 2.
Publisher:
Drawn & Quarterly,
Pub. Date:
2017.
Language:
English
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A young woman�s art career begins to lift off as those around her succumb to addiction and alcoholism The Customer is Always Wrong is the saga of a young na�ve artist named Madge working in a restaurant of charming drunks, junkies, thieves, and creeps. Oakland in the late seventies is a cheap and quirky haven for eccentrics and Mimi Pond folds the tales of the fascinating sleaze-ball characters that surround young Madge into her workaday waitressing life. Outrageous and loving tributes and takedowns of her co-workers and satellites of the Imperial Cafe create a snapshot of a time in Madge�s life where she encounters who she is, and who she is not. Told in the same brash yet earnest style as her previous memoir Over Easy , Pond�s storytelling gifts have never been stronger than in this epic, comedic, standalone graphic novel. Madge is right back at the Imperial with its great coffee and depraved cast, where things only get worse for her adopted greasy spoon family while her career as a cartoonist starts to take off.
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9781770462823
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display_description "This is a continuation of Mimi Pond's book Over Easy, a memoir of her time working amongst the hippies and punks of the wisecracking, fast-talking, drug-taking Imperial Café. Pond's story is equal parts time capsule of late 1970s life in California - with its deadheads, punks, disco rollers, casual sex and drug use - and bildungsroman of a young woman from naïve, sexually inexperienced art-school dropout to self-aware, self-confident artist. Mimi Pond's chatty, slyly observant anecdotes create a compelling portrait of a distinct moment in time."--
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subject_facet Cartoonists -- Comic books, strips, etc, Drug abuse -- Comic books, strips, etc, Graphic novels, Oakland (Calif.) -- Comic books, strips, etc, Restaurants -- Comic books, strips, etc, Women food service employees -- Comic books, strips, etc
title_display The customer is always wrong
title_full The customer is always wrong / by Mimi Pond
title_short The customer is always wrong
topic_facet Cartoonists, Drug abuse, Restaurants, Women food service employees