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Fetch From An Award Winning Artist, A Memoir Of Life With A Difficult, Beloved Dog That Will Resonate With Anybody Who Has Ever Had A Less Than Perfectly Behaved Pet When Nicole Georges Was Sixteen She Adopted Beija, A Dysfunctional Shar Pei Corgi Mix A Troublesome Combination Of Tiny And Attack, Just Like Teenaged Nicole Herself For The Next Fifteen Years, Beija Would Be The One Constant In Her Life Through Depression, Relationships Gone Awry, And An Unmoored Young Adulthood Played Out Against The Backdrop Of The Portland Punk Scene, Beija Was There, Wearing Her Don T Pet Me Bandana Georges S Gorgeous Graphic Novel Fetch Chronicles Their Symbiotic, Codependent Relationship And Probes What It Means To Care For And Be Responsible To Another Living Thing A Living Thing That Occasionally Lunges At Toddlers Nicole Turns To Vets, Dog Whisperers, And Even A Pet Psychic For Help, But It Is The Moments Of Accommodation, Adaption, And Compassion That Sustain Them Nicole Never Successfully Taught Beija Sit, But In The End, Beija Taught Nicole How To Stay.


10 thoughts on “Fetch

  1. says:

    I have been saying for years that I want to adopt a dog but I haven t yet This is a love story about a woman and the little dog who meant so much to her It s a touching book with great illustrations I really enjoyed it I m evendetermined to find a dog of my own now


  2. says:

    Of course it made me cry.Georges work always hits home for me Here, she tackles the issue of problematic pets you love sometimes, BECAUSE they re problematic I, too, lived with a dog with issues for years Callie maybe unlike Beija, Georges dog was fluffy and blonde, and looked super friendly until another dog came along or you put your face too close to hers, or otherwise made her feel unsafe Then, a Jekyll Hyde transformation took place and her snarl was legitimately territory She Of course it made me cry.Georges work always hits home f...


  3. says:

    Nicole and Beija co star in this sweet and funny graphic novel memoir The story, weaving youthful memories and adult follies, is heartfelt and accountable The panels artwork is the best I ve seen from Georges, one of my favorite comic storytellers today.


  4. says:

    I didn t like this book as much as I liked Calling Dr Laura, and I also didn t like Georges in it as much as I did in her earlier graphic memoir I felt throughout a lot of it that small anger I get at bad dog parents It s kind of annoying to me that Georges gets Beija enough to write her dog manifesto and to get frustrated with people who won t leave her be, but this is the same person who rented an apartment specifically because she needed to live somewhere else with her dog and then got I didn t like this book as much as I liked Calling Dr Laura, and I also didn t like Georges in it as much as I did in her earlier graphic memoir I felt throughout a lot of it that small anger I get at bad dog parents It s kind of annoying to me that Georges gets Beija enough to write her dog manifesto and to get frustrated with people who won t leave her be, but this is the same person who rented an apartment specifically because she needed to live somewhere else with her dog and then got an apartment where her dog could explicitly not live, and who knows that the dog can t tolerate strangers but then makes ...


  5. says:

    4.5 stars Graphic memoir enthusiasts and pet lovers alike will plow through this unique and affecting comic, and will be happy they did Nicole Georges chronicles her 15 years with Beija, a small mixed breed dog whose personality might charitably be called eccentric But this isn t just a dog story It s also the story of a young woman s struggles for growth and independence with a personal background that is marred by chaos and irresponsible parenting A young girl s struggles to create 4.5 stars Graphic memoir enthusiasts and pet lovers alike will plow through this unique and affecting comic, and will be happy they did Nicole Georges chronicles her 15 years with Beija, a small mixed breed dog whose personality might charitably be called eccentric But this isn t just a dog story It s also the story of a young woman s struggles for growth and independence with a personal background that is marred by chaos and irresponsible parenting A young girl s struggles to create a sense of stability for herself and her menagerie of small pets will touch anyone who reads FETCH Jud...


  6. says:

    A beautiful, often hilarious portrait of an unpredictable childhood and a complicated yet magical queer punk coming of age in Portland in the early millennium, all through the author s relationships to animals most significantly her difficult, damaged, beloved soulmate dog Beija The drawing is wonderful, the storytelling captivating, and the ending is somehow both heartbreaking and heart repairing I wept Captures a time and a scene and a personal experience so beautifully, both visually an A beautiful, often hilarious portrait of an unpredictable childhood and a complicated yet magical queer punk coming of age in Portland in the early millennium, all through the author s relationships to animals most significantly her difficult, damaged, beloved soulmate dog Beija The drawing is wonderful, the storytelling captivating, and the ending is somehow both heartbreaking and heart repairing I wept Captures a time and a scene and a personal experience so beautifully, both visually and textually...


  7. says:

    Loved it Be prepared to laugh and cry Check out this review interview with the author I did for Autostraddle


  8. says:

    Famed zinester and graphic memoirist Nicole Georges ripped my heart from my chest It has been a bit since I have been actively sobbing over a book, but the recipe is clearly a coming of age story with a surly and ill trained dog Georges is known largely for her graphic memoir Calling Dr Laura, detailing her reliance on radio host Dr Laura Schlessinger to process an onslaught of life altering moments discovering her family lying to her about her father being dead her entire life, only discov Famed zinester and graphic memoirist Nicole Georges ripped my heart from my chest It has been a bit since I have been actively sobbing over a book, but the recipe is clearly a coming of age story with a surly and ill trained dog Georges is known largely for her graphic memoir Calling Dr Laura, detailing her reliance on radio host Dr Laura Schlessinger to process an onslaught of life altering moments discovering her family lying to her about he...


  9. says:

    Beija


  10. says:

    oh h ck Full disclosure I received a free copy of this book for review Trigger warning for allusions to rape, child abuse, domestic violence, animal abuse, alcoholism, self harm, and suicidal ideation I first discovered Nicole Georges s artwork nestled within the pages of Bitch Magazine Instantaneously smitten, my adoration only grew when I learned that Georges was a vegan who referred to her furry sidekick Beija as her canine life partner Her 2010 Invincible Summer Queer Animal Odysse oh h ck Full disclosure I received a free copy of this book for review Trigger warning for allusions to rape, child abuse, domestic violence, animal abuse, alcoholism, self harm, and suicidal ideation I first discovered Nicole Georges s artwork nestled within the pages of Bitch Magazine Instantaneously smitten, my adoration only grew when I learned that Georges was a vegan who referred to her furry sidekick Beija as her canine life partner Her 2010 Invincible Summer Queer Animal Odyssey calendar still rests in the plastic protective covering it arrived in Don t worry, I take it out every once in awhile for much deserved admiration I enjoyed her debut graphic novel, Invincible Summer An Anthology , well enough, though haven t quite gotten around to reading Calling Dr Laura Even so, I can say with 99.9% cer...


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