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Author Radtke, Kristen, author, artist.

Title Seek you : a journey through American loneliness / Kristen Radtke.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2021]
7 holds on first copy returned of 3 copies
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction Graphic Novels-NEW  741.5973 RAD    ON HOLDSHELF
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction Graphic Novels-NEW  741.5973 RAD    DUE 01-19-22
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction Graphic Novels-NEW  741.5973 RAD    DUE 01-26-22
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Description 352 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Chiefly illustrations.
Summary "When Kristen Radtke was in her twenties, she learned that, as her father was growing up, he would crawl onto his roof in rural Wisconsin and send signals out on his ham radio. Those CQ calls were his attempt to reach somebody--anybody--who would respond. In Seek You, Radtke uses this image as her jumping off point into a piercing exploration of loneliness and the ways in which we attempt to feel closer to one another. She looks at the very real current crisis of loneliness through the lenses of gender, violence, technology, and art. Ranging from the invention of the laugh-track to Instagram to Harry Harlow's experiments in which infant monkeys were given inanimate surrogate mothers, Radtke uncovers all she can about how we engage with friends, family, and strangers alike, and what happens--to us and to them--when we disengage. With her distinctive, emotionally charged drawings and unflinchingly sharp prose, Kristen Radtke masterfully reframes some of our most vulnerable and sublime moments"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Loneliness -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre Graphic novels.
ISBN 9781524748067 (hardcover)
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