a book into which notable extracts from other works are copied for personal use, essentially a scrapbook filled with items of every kind: quotes, letters, poems, proverbs, prayers, legal formulas, whatever, etc.
Lynda Barry, Cruddy, 1999.
Read More "The author knows this is a lot of details to remember for your reading comprehension but the author badly wants to give you the who, what, when, where, and how of this story right away because the author very badly wants to get to the question of why. The burning question of why she turned out the way she did and why she ended the way she ended."
I have shut my little sister in from life and light (For a rose, for a ribbon, for a wreath across my hair), I …
Lynda Barry Cruddy 1999
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