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The hospital suite / John Porcellino.

Porcellino, John, (artist,, author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Homer Public Library 741.5973 POR 000132006 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770461642
  • ISBN: 1770461647
  • Physical Description: 241 pages : chiefly illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [Montréal, Québec] : Drawn and Quarterly, 2014.
    Drawn and Quarterly, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 263).
Formatted Contents Note:
The hospital suite -- 1998 -- True anxiety -- Appendices.
Summary, etc.:
The Hospital Suite is a landmark work by the celebrated cartoonist and small-press legend John Porcellino--an autobiographical collection detailing his struggles with illness in the 1990s and early 2000s. In 1997, John began to have severe stomach pain. He soon found out he needed emergency surgery to remove a benign tumor from his small intestine. In the wake of the surgery, he had numerous health complications that led to a flare-up of his preexisting tendencies toward anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The Hospital Suite is Porcellino's response to these experiences. From publisher's web site.
Subject: Porcellino, John > Health > Comic books, strips, etc.
Porcellino, John.
Porcellino, John.
Hospital care > Comic books, strips, etc.
Cartoonists > United States > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
Hospital care.
Intestinal Neoplasms > psychology.
Anxiety Disorders > etiology.
Attitude to Health.
Inpatients > psychology.
Intestinal Neoplasms > surgery.
United States.
Genre: Graphic medicine.
Autobiographical comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic Novels.
Personal Narrative.
Popular Work.